BRIEF-Kerry Properties Group's FY profit attributable was HK$6.54 billion,an increase of 18%

March 17 (Reuters) - Kerry Properties Ltd :

* Group's profit attributable to shareholders for year ended

31 December 2016 was HK$6,537 million, representing an increase

of 18%

* In Hong Kong property division, rental portfolio in Hong

Kong is expected to generate stable revenue and earnings

contribution in coming year

* FY turnover HK$12.99 billion versus HK$10.39 billion

* Board has recommended the payment of a final dividend of

HK$0.8 per share for the year ended 31 December 2016

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