Condensed consolidated statement of cash flows

In millions of euros Note First half of 2019     First half of 2018  
             
             
Cash flow from continuing operations     432.7     438.1
Net amount of interest paid and received, corporate income tax and dividends received     ‑16.5     ‑78.6
             
Cash flow from operating activities     416.2     359.5
             
Cash flow from investing activities     ‑188.0     ‑167.8
             
Cash flow from financing activities            
Repayment of long-term loans 3 ‑10.7     ‑10.7  
Net movement in short-term loans 4 28.7     72.8  
Dividend paid to shareholder 1 ‑228.0     ‑258.8  
             
Cash flow from financing activities     ‑210.0     ‑196.7
             
Movement in cash and cash equivalents     18.2     ‑5.0
             
Cash and cash equivalents at previous year-end   27.3     41.2  
Cash and cash equivalents at half year-end   45.5     36.2  
      18.2     ‑5.0