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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

Hotels across the Riviera recognised in Prix Villégiature awards

The prestigious Prix Villégiature hotel awards have named the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc as the best resort in Europe. There were also recognitions for six further hotels along the coast including the famous Negresco in Nice, which was nominated as having one of Europe’s best hotel bars.Read more …

Millionaire villas illegally constructed in Cannes

A prominent developer faces jail and a hefty fine for building multi-million euro villas in Cannes without planning permission. René Rinaldi foolishly believed that his properties in the prestigious area of La Californie would be granted permits after their completion. Read more …

France plans tough binge drinking law

The characteristically Anglo-Saxon habit of binge drinking has been adopted across the Channel at an alarming rate in recent years, a trend which French authorities are anxious to eliminate, especially amongst young people. As part of sweeping new health reforms, the French government says it will put those who encourage excessive drinking behind bars. Read more …