P12. Short-term investments, cash and cash equivalents

Short-term investments, cash and cash equivalents were as follows.

SEK in millions

Dec 31, 2016

Dec 31, 2015

Short term investments with maturities longer than 3 months

5,043

5,216

of which bonds available for sale

4,564

5,216

Short-term investments with maturities up to and including 3 months

8,656

3,655

of which bonds available for sale

3,810

1,234

of which bank deposits at amortized cost

4,846

2,421

Total short-term investments

13,699

8,870

Cash and bank

3,576

9,903

Total (see Categories – Note P19 and Credit risk – Note P20)

17,275

18,773

of which cash and cash equivalents

12,232

13,558

Cash and cash equivalents are defined as the sum of Short-term investments with maturities up to and including 3 months and the balance sheet item Cash and bank. The carrying values are assumed to approximate fair values as the risk of changes in value is insignificant. As of December 31, 2016, there were no blocked funds in Telia Company AB’s bank accounts. For more information on financial instruments by category and exposed to credit risk, refer to Note P19 “Financial assets and liabilities by category and level” and section “Credit risk management” in Note P20 “Financial risk management,” respectively.