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BRIEF-China Southern Airlines To Boost Capital Of China Southern Air Group Finance By 500 Mln Yuan

March 1 (Reuters) - China Southern Airlines Co Ltd :

* SAYS IT PLANS TO BOOST CAPITAL OF CHINA SOUTHERN AIR GROUP FINANCE BY 500 MILLION YUAN ($74.56 million) Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/2GTdhYX Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.7059 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)