Annual Report 2023


22. Marketable securities and time deposits

The marketable securities serve to safeguard liquidity. They are mainly short-term fixed-income securities and shares. Most securities are measured at fair value. Current securities amounting to €1,264 million (previous year: €1,406 million) were furnished as collateral for financial liabilities and contingent liabilities. There is no original right of disposal or pledge for the furnished collateral on the part of the collateral taker.