DuPont Shares Rise as Jury Awards Limited Punitive Damages

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  • New jury decision follows $5.1 million verdict over Teflon
  • Spinoff Chemours agreed to cover damages, may defend claims

Shares of DuPont Co. and its spinoff Chemours Co. rose Friday after a jury decided that they would pay less than expected in punitive damages to a man who developed testicular cancer after drinking water polluted with the company’s Teflon chemical.

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