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FRANKFURT, March 18 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank announced the following results for its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Allotment Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20140058 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transactions Fixed Rate: 0.25 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Max Bid Limit: Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Tender Date: 18/03/2014 11:15 Marg. Rate: Start Date: 19/03/2014 % of All. at Fixed Rate: 100 Maturity Date: 26/03/2014 Tot Amount Allotted: 96906.4 mn Duration (days): 7 Weight. Avg. Allot. Rate: Tot Bid Amount: 96906.4 mn Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Tot Number of Bidders: 103 Allotment Method: Min Rate (bids): Max Rate (bids): Estimate on 18/03/2014 of the average autonomous factors for the period 17/03/2014 to 25/03/2014 amounts to EUR 463.9 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as at 18/03/2014 amounts to EUR 45.5 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.