BRIEF-Guoyuan Securities' 2016 profit falls, Q1 net profit up 13.1 pct y/y

April 17 (Reuters) - Guoyuan Securities Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit down 49.5 pcr t/t at 1.4 billion yuan

($203.40 million)

* Says Q1 net profit up 13.1 percent y/y at 241.9 million

yuan

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($1 = 6.8830 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)