BRIEF-Shaanxi Int'l Trust's 2016 profit up, to invest up to 2.5 bln yuan in equities in 2017

March 6 (Reuters) - Shaanxi International Trust Co Ltd

* Says 2016 net profit up 13.5 percent y/y at 515.2 million

yuan ($74.74 million)

* Says it plans to invest up to 2.5 billion yuan in equities

market in 2017

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