FRANKFURT (MNI) – The European Central Bank allotted E29.7407
billion in 98-day refinancing agreement on Wednesday at a fixed rate
indexed to the main refinancing rate over the life of the operation.

The central bank received 72 bids in this operation. Prior to
today’s allotment, the ECB said it would satisfy all bids made.

The new refis will settle on Thursday, December 22 and will expire
on March 29 2012.

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