6.1 Profit (loss) from sale or buyback: breakdown
|Profit||Losses||Net result||Profit||Losses||Net result|
|1. Due from banks||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2. Loans to customers||44,809||(280)||44,529||14,948||-||14,948|
|3. Available for sale financial assets||8,643||(3,165)||5,478||126,384||(705)||125,679|
|3.1 Debt securities||8,643||(3,165)||5,478||126,346||(705)||125,641|
|3.2 Equity instruments||-||-||-||38||-||38|
|3.3 UCITS units||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|4. Held to maturity financial assets||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1. Due to banks||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2. Due to customers||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|3. Outstanding securities||-||-||-||-||-||-|
The gains on the sale of loans to customers were achieved by selling portfolios of receivables of the NPL Area segment, as commented under Contribution of business segments in the Directors' Report.
The gains on the sale of debt securities of the previous year included 124,0 million Euro in gains from the rebalancing of the government bond portfolio; the Group sold additional government bonds in 2016, realising a 5,5 million Euro gain.