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FRANKFURT, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank announced the following results for its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Allotment Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20150126 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transaction Fixed Rate: 0.05 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Min Bid Amount: 1.00 mn Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bid Limit: Tender Date: 15/12/15 11:15 Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Bidding Deadline: 15/12/2015 09:30 Start Date: 16/12/15 % of All. at Fixed Rate: 100.0000 Maturity Date: 23/12/15 Tot Amount Allotted: 68570.50 mn Duration (days): 7 Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Tot Bid Amount: 68570.50 mn Allotment Method: Tot Number of Bidders: 113 Estimate on 15/12/2015 of the average autonomous factors for the period 14/12/2015 to 22/12/2015 amounts to EUR 594.0 bn Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as of 15/12/2015 amounts to EUR -241.5 bn. For general information on the calculation of the benchmark allotment amount, please see here as well as ECB page Operational Communications.