Consolidating balance sheet dating a bear


27-Aug-2017 01:51

The separate financial statements of the parent company of the Group (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.

The changes in fair value after the initial recognition, for reasons other than those mentioned in the preceding paragraph, are treated as described below, according to the categories of financial assets and liabilities.The Bank uses the cost method to account in its financial statements for investment in subsidiaries, jointly controlled companies and associates, as permitted by IAS 27. The accounting standards and policies and the valuation criteria applied in preparing these consolidated financial statements may differ from those used by some of the entities within the BBVA Group.Appendix I shows the individual financial statements of BBVA, S. For this reason, necessary adjustments and reclassifications have been introduced in the consolidation process to standardize these principles and criteria and comply with the EU-IFRS, as required under the Bank of Spain Circular 4/2004.The gains from sales of other equity instruments considered strategic investments included under “Available-for-sale financial assets” are recognized under the heading “Gains (losses) in non-current assets held-for-sale not classified as discontinued operations” in the consolidated income statement, even if they had not been classified in a previous balance sheet as non-current assets held for sale (see Note 52).