|in million €||31 Dec. 2017||31 Dec. 2016|
|Group's share of results from continuing operations||29.2||42.6|
|Group's share of comprehensive income||29.2||42.6|
|Carrying amount of shares in associates||102.4||101.9|
The associates are primarily 1,151 REWE partner companies (previous year: 1,096).
The decline in the Group's share of the comprehensive income of 13.2 million euros was due primarily to the recognition in the previous year of a reversal of a write-down in respect of the carrying amount of an equity interest in the amount of 12.8 million euros.