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01.02.2011 0

Advertorial - This month: Combining securities has advantages but you need advice

Structured products

A structured product is usually a combination of two securities, which is introduced to the investor as a single product. A typical one is a combination between a zerocoupon bond and call options on a group of shares. For example, combining a zero coupon bond for 85 per cent of the capital over five years and 15 per cent on an option provides a guaranty on the invested principal after five years.

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01.01.2011 0

Advertorial - This month: An expert looks ahead cautiously at the prospects for 2011 on the stock markets

What about 2011?

Yves Derrien, Director of Riviera Financial Planning, answers three of the most frequently asked questions he receives from clients arising from his articles in The Riviera Times on investments for the future. As another year begins, should we be investing in the stock markets just yet?

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08.12.2010 0

Business: Nice CCI will elect new president on 16th of December

Final day to vote in Chamber of Commerce elections

CCI poster

Remember that today is the final day that you can vote for representatives in the Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the newly created Chamber of Commerce PACA (Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur). Registered voters will be able to select candidates from industry, business and service sectors, from three different business unions.

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01.12.2010 0

Advertorial - This month: RFP looks back at useful topics covered and still available online

Standing out from the crowd

Since RFP started their articles in The Riviera Times, we have written about a variety of subjects, aimed at explaining why RFP can be considered to be very different from other independent financial advisors (IFAs) and all other types of advisors, lawyers and bankers.

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Local Top Stories

SNCF unveils impressive new train

SNCF’s new ‘Regio 2N’ service embarked on its first official journey in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur yesterday. The 16 TER trains boast a modern, eco-friendly design and increased capacity, and will be in full circulation across the region by next year. Read more …

Burglaries on the rise

Violence and burglaries are on the rise in the Alpes Maritimes, according to the latest crime statistics. While general crime has fallen slightly, there are several areas which continue to plague the region, giving it one of the highest crime rates in the country. Read more …

Nice to Moscow train celebrates fifth birthday

The Nice to Moscow rail link celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. The service was inaugurated in 2010 and provides a weekly link between the two cities. The journey takes 48 hours and serves around 7,000 travellers each year, allowing passengers to discover the breathtaking scenery of Europe at a leisurely pace. Read more …