Potash (POT +0.7%), Mosaic (MOS -1%) and Agrium (AGU +0.6%) agree to pay nearly $100M combined...

|About: Potash Corporation of Saska... (POT)|By:, SA News Editor

Potash (POT +0.7%), Mosaic (MOS -1%) and Agrium (AGU +0.6%) agree to pay nearly $100M combined to settle class-action lawsuits alleging that large potash miners conspired to fix the price of potash sold in the U.S. since 2003. While denying the accusations, POT and MOS agreed to pay $43.75M each in fines to plaintiffs (I, II); AGU will pay $10M to settle claims.