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FRANKFURT, Oct 14 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank made the following announcement regarding its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Announcement Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20130227 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transactions Fixed Rate: 0.50 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Min Bid Amount: 1.00 mn Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bid Limit: Tender Date: 15/10/2013 11:15 Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Bidding Deadline: 15/10/2013 09:30 Start Date: 16/10/2013 Maturity Date: 23/10/2013 Duration (days): 7 Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Allotment Method: Estimate on 14/10/2013 of the average autonomous factors for the period 14/10/2013 to 22/10/2013 amounts to EUR 493.7 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as at 14/10/2013 amounts to EUR 29.5 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.