Note 21 Cash and cash equivalents

Note 21 Cash and cash equivalents

SEKm Dec 31, 2013 Dec 31, 2012
Cash and bank balances 1,521 1,885
Short-term investments comparable to cash and cash equivalents 452 1,161
Ending balance 1,973 3,046

Short-term investments are classified as cash and cash equivalents if they are easily convertible into cash and have a maximum maturity of three months from the acquisition date, with minimal risk for value fluctuations.