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FRANKFURT, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank announced the following results for its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Allotment Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20150026 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: 24/02/2015 11:15 Marg. Rate: Start Date: 25/02/2015 % of All. at Fixed Rate: 100 Maturity Date: 04/03/2015 Tot Amount Allotted: 165352 mn Duration (days): 7 Weight. Avg. Allot. Rate: Tot Bid Amount: 165352 mn Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Tot Number of Bidders: 171 Allotment Method: Min Rate (bids): Max Rate (bids): Estimate on 24/02/2015 of the average autonomous factors for the period 23/02/2015 to 03/03/2015 amounts to EUR 475.9 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as of 24/02/2015 amounts to EUR 239.0 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.