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Singaporean developer Capitaland on trading halt pending news

SINGAPORE, March 22 (Reuters) - Singaporean property developer CapitaLand Ltd requested a halt in trading of its shares on Monday morning, pending the release of an announcement, according to a stock exchange filing.

Trading in units of its Singapore-listed real estate investment trusts, Ascott Residence Trust, Capitaland Integrated Commercial trust, Ascendas, Capitaland China Trust and Ascendas India Trust was also halted.

Shares of CapitaLand, which has a market capitalistion of S$17.4 billion ($13 billion), closed Friday at S$3.31.

$1 = 1.3432 Singapore dollars Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in Singapore; editing by Richard Pullin

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