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BRIEF-China Construction Bank Says Q3, 9-Month Net Profits Up

Oct 23 (Reuters) - China Construction Bank Corp :

* SAYS 9-MONTH NET PROFIT UP 6.39 PERCENT Y/Y

* SAYS Q3 NET PROFIT UP 6.64 PERCENT Y/Y

* SAYS NPL RATIO AT 1.47 PERCENT AT END-SEPT VERSUS 1.48 AT END-JUNE Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2OIE3HR Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)