BRIEF-Hong Kong SFC reprimands, fines Merrill Lynch Far East and Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific)

March 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Securities and Futures

Commission

* says reprimands and fines Merrill Lynch Far East Limited

& Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited HK$15 million ($1.93

million) over internal control failures

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($1 = 7.7664 Hong Kong dollars)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)