Annual report 2014

9 Financial assets

EUR million 31 Dec. 2014 31 Dec. 2013
Derivative financial instruments 11 10
Financial assets available for sale 160
Other securities and fixed-term deposits 237
  408 10

The derivative financial instruments serve to hedge interest rate, exchange rate and other price risks. Derivative financial instruments are described in detail under note 28. The available for sale financial instruments are Haniel’s current financial investments in investment funds and bonds. The line item other securities and fixed-term deposits contains commercial paper and instalment loans.