Citigroup Inc. has said it pumped another $8.2 billion of Troubled Asset Relief Program money into the economy during the first quarter and approved the deployment of $8.25 billion more, including a $5 billion authorization for direct lending to municipal governments, universities and nonprofit hospitals.

In a report posted Tuesday detailing its use of Tarp funds, Citi said it laid out $6.33 billion last quarter for conforming mortgage securities, $1.46 billion for U.S. prime residential mortgage securities, $267 million for primary lending and $148 million for corporate loan securities.

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