Demand for home equity loans will help swell the asset- backed securities market to a record $130 billion this year, for a 20% rise, a research analyst said.

Wall Street will securitize $18 billion of home equity loans in 1996, compared with $15 billion in 1995, said Nichol Bakalar, a senior analyst of asset-backed securities with J.P. Morgan Securities.

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