BRIEF-Haitong Securities posts 49.2 pct fall in 2016 profit

March 29 (Reuters) - Haitong Securities Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit down 49.2 percent y/y

* Says board approves Haitong Unitrust Internationa Leasing

Corp's Hong Kong share offering

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)