RBC to announce first quarter results and host Annual Meeting
of Common Shareholders on February 26
RBC provides revised Q4 2008 Supplementary Financial Information
TORONTO, February 5, 2009 — Royal Bank of Canada
(RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced it will host its Annual
Meeting of Common Shareholders and release its first quarter
results for 2009 on February 26, 2009. Information related
to RBC's financial results will be available at www.rbc.com/investorrelations.
RBC's Annual Meeting will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia
and is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. EST
(9:00 a.m. PST). Interested parties can listen at
RBC's first quarter conference call is scheduled for
4:30 p.m. (EST) and will feature a presentation by RBC executives.
Investors are invited to submit questions by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested parties can access the call live on a listen-only
basis at www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_events_presentations.html
or by telephone (416-340-2216 or 1-866-898-9626). Please call
between 4:20 p.m. and 4:25 p.m. (EST).
Speaker's notes and a webcast of the Annual Meeting and quarterly
call will be available on RBC's website on February 26 until
May 30, 2009, at www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_quarterly.html.
A recording of the quarterly call may also be accessed by
(416-695-5800 or 1-800-408-3053, passcode 3277550#).
In addition, Royal Bank of Canada announced that revised
Q4 2008 Supplementary Financial Information for Capital Markets
is now available on its website. The historical comparative
segment financial information was revised to reflect the realignment
of our businesses within the Capital Markets segment into
two main businesses, Capital Markets Sales and Trading, and
Corporate and Investment Banking, effective November 1, 2008.
Total Revenue by business will now reflect the realignment.
The revised historical segment financial information does
not impact previously reported Capital Markets segment revenue
or consolidated financial information of Royal Bank of Canada.
The revised Q4 2008 Supplementary Financial Information is
available at www.rbc.com/investorrelations/ir_quarterly.html
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