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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

Unsuccessful wolf hunts worry farmers

The farmers and livestock breeders of the Alpes Maritimes have found little comfort in edited legislation permitting higher wolf culls, as hunters are having difficulty locating the animals. With attacks on livestock on the rise, some are calling for bigger hunting parties, or even more extensive legal revisions. Read more …

Visa overhaul proposed for France

A set of bills presented to French parliament today could make living on the French Riviera much easier for the expat community. The introduction of two, four, and 10-year visas will not only cut out annoying annual paperwork, the legislation also introduces new rights and conditions for asylum seekers. Read more …

Post delays on the Riviera set to improve

Postal services are expected to return to normal today after weeks of backlog, which the service says is a result of numerous staff going on extended leave and sick leave, while others are retiring. Read more …