BRIEF-Shenji Group Kunming Machine Tool is investigating its books for suspected irregularities

March 20 (Reuters) - Shenji Group Kunming Machine Tool

* Says it is investigating in its books for suspected

irregularities, facing uncertainties to publish 2016 results on

time

* Says company is operating normally, A-shares to resume

trading on march 21

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)