After growing between $21 billion and $33 billion from April through June with annualized growth rates of 33% to 53%, Freddie Mac's retained portfolio increased just $6 billion, or 9.8%. Net retained commitments were essentially nil (negative $0.3 billion). 

Meanwhile, Fannie Mae reported its retained portfolio rose $8.5 billion, or 14.4%, compared to $12.7 billion in June, or a 22.8% growth rate.  Net retained purchases totaled $16.2 billion, down from $23.4 billion.

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