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FRANKFURT, Dec 30 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank announced the following results for its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Allotment Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20140250 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transactions Fixed Rate: 0.05 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Max Bid Limit: Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Tender Date: 30/12/2014 11:15 Marg. Rate: Start Date: 30/12/2014 % of All. at Fixed Rate: 100 Maturity Date: 06/01/2015 Tot Amount Allotted: 156128.9 mn Duration (days): 7 Weight. Avg. Allot. Rate: Tot Bid Amount: 156128.9 mn Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Tot Number of Bidders: 205 Allotment Method: Min Rate (bids): Max Rate (bids): Estimate on 30/12/2014 of the average autonomous factors for the period 29/12/2014 to 05/01/2015 amounts to EUR 495.4 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as of 30/12/2014 amounts to EUR -147.5 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. Both figures include the liquidity effect arising from the accession of Lithuania to the euro area as of 01/01/2015.