Condensed consolidated cash flow statement

In millions of euros Notes   first half of 2018      first half of 2017 
             
             
Cash flow from business operations     438.1      587.8 
Interest, corporate income tax and other      (78.6)      (146.2)
             
Cash flow from operating activities     359.5     441.6
             
             
Cash flow from investing activities      (167.8)      (92.4)
             
Cash flow from financing activities            
Repayment of long-term loans 3  (10.7)      (760.7)  
Movement in short-term financing 3  72.8       315.5   
Dividend paid    (258.8)      (110.1)  
             
Cash flow from financing activities      (196.7)      (555.3)
             
Movement in cash and cash equivalents      (5.0)      (206.1)
             
Cash and cash equivalents at previous year-end   41.2     238.4  
Cash and cash equivalents at year-end   36.2     32.3  
       (5.0)      (206.1)