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FRANCOFORTE, 27 agosto (Reuters) - The European Central Bank announced the following results for its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Allotment Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20130185 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transactions Fixed Rate: 0.50 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Max Bid Limit: Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Tender Date: 27/08/2013 11:15 Marg. Rate: Start Date: 28/08/2013 % of All. at Fixed Rate: 100 Maturity Date: 04/09/2013 Tot Amount Allotted: 97125.7 mn Duration (days): 7 Weight. Avg. Allot. Rate: Tot Bid Amount: 97125.7 mn Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Tot Number of Bidders: 63 Allotment Method: Min Rate (bids): Max Rate (bids): Estimate on 27/08/13 of the average autonomous factors for the period 26/08/13 to 03/09/13 amounts to EUR 501.2 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as at 27/08/13 amounts to EUR -10.0 bn. For general information on the calculation of the benchmark allotment amount, please see www.ecb.europa.eu/mopo/liq/html/index.en.html as well as ECB page Operational Communications.