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2008 News Releases

December 2008

2008.12.30 Royal Bank of Canada announces exercise of over-allotment option
2008.12.19 Create a better Canada by making a New Year’s resolution through the RBC Carry the Torch Contest
2008.12.19 RBC to acquire Mourant Private Wealth
2008.12.19 Canada's economy falls into recession, says RBC
2008.12.17 New Tax Free Savings Account unlikely to reduce RRSP contributions, according to RBC poll
2008.12.16 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -1.50 per cent in November 2008
2008.12.11 Royal Bank of Canada to redeem subordinated debentures
2008.12.11 U.S. consumer confidence hovers near six-year low, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.12.09 RBC Royal Bank changes residential mortgage rates
2008.12.09 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.12.08 Royal Bank of Canada announces common share offering
2008.12.08 RBC Economics says Canadian housing markets entering cyclical downturn
2008.12.05 Royal Bank of Canada reports fourth quarter and 2008 results
2008.12.05 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2008.12.04 2008 RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award Finalists
2008.12.03 Canadian Immigrant Magazine and RBC launch national awards program celebrating achievements of immigrants to Canada
2008.12.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North November sales results

November 2008

2008.11.26 RBC lowers mortgage rates and introduces three new mortgage offers
2008.11.25 RBC Wealth Management announces leadership changes
2008.11.24 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2008.11.24 RBC provides information on fourth quarter results
2008.11.21 RBC invites Canadians to be a 2010 Olympic Torchbearer by pledging to create a better Canada
2008.11.21 Canadians can apply to become Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torchbearers through Coca-Cola and RBC
2008.11.18 Canadians not buying into snow tires: RBC Insurance survey
2008.11.17 Twelve students awarded RBC Royal Bank scholarships for new Canadians
2008.11.14 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -5.40 per cent in October 2008
2008.11.13 U.S. consumer sentiment remains under siege after plunging in October, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.11.12 RBC to announce fourth quarter and 2008 results on December 5
2008.11.12 PH&N files prospectus amendment: changes will enhance transparency, accessibility of PH&N funds
2008.11.04 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North October sales results

October 2008

2008.10.31 RBC introduces a new independent dispute resolution process for Canadian banking clients
2008.10.30 Rogers Wireless joins RBC and Visa in mobile phone payment pilot
2008.10.30 Royal Bank of Canada to repurchase up to 20 million common shares
2008.10.29 RBC survey finds homebuying intentions hold steady
2008.10.23 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2008.10.23 Most Canadians say using a cell phone while driving is wrong (majority do it anyway), finds RBC Insurance survey
2008.10.23 RBC announces 2008 RBC Aboriginal Scholarship Winners
2008.10.22 RBC announces 2008 Blue Water Project Leadership Grant recipients
2008.10.21 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.10.21 RBC creates banking package for newcomers to Canada
2008.10.21 Canadian business owners unprepared for exiting businesses, says RBC
2008.10.20 Small business bulking up for success: RBC Economics
2008.10.17 Royal Bank of Canada to repurchase up to 20 million of its common shares
2008.10.17 Thirty-seven Olympic and Paralympic athletes to participate in RBC Olympians Program
2008.10.14 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -7.67 per cent in September 2008
2008.10.10 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.10.09 RBC offers preregistration for the tax-free savings account
2008.10.09 U.S. consumer confidence experiences largest single month decline, as Americans' expectations for the future plummet according to RBC CASH Index
2008.10.08 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.10.08 RBC offers to buy back auction rate securities from its U.S. retail brokerage clients
2008.10.08 RBC says financial market turmoil to dampen Canada’s economic growth
2008.10.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North September sales results
2008.10.02 RBC announces $500,000 for Blue Water Project in United States
2008.10.02 RBC completes acquisition of commercial leasing division of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. - Canada branch
2008.10.01 Playing with fire - more than half of Canadian homeowners lack a fire escape plan

September 2008

2008.09.26 RBC Royal Bank increases residential mortgage rates
2008.09.25 Vancouver artist, Jeremy Hof named national winner of the tenth annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2008.09.25 RBC’s Mobile Phone Payment Service lets Canadians send and receive money right from their cell phones
2008.09.24 Doug McGregor and Mark Standish appointed to lead RBC Capital Markets and to join RBC’s Group Executive
2008.09.24 Charles M. Winograd retires from RBC Capital Markets
2008.09.24 RBC Survey shows most Canadian small business owners optimistic about economy
2008.09.23 RBC launches search for Next Great Innovator
2008.09.22 The FLICK OFF Express rides the Ontario rails to get university students on track with climate change
2008.09.19 RBC maps out its paper route
2008.09.18 RBC to host investor session on September 26, 2008
2008.09.17 RBC finds Canadian homeowners turn to eco-friendly renovations to save money
2008.09.16 RBC commemorates 100 years in Caribbean with major contributions to children’s cancer treatment and clean water
2008.09.11 U.S. consumer sentiment improves, driven by strong increase in expectations for the future according to RBC CASH Index
2008.09.10 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -1.05 per cent in August 2008
2008.09.10 George Lewis to speak at CIBC World Markets’ Institutional Investor Conference
2008.09.10 RBC’s Emerging Artist Bursary Program recognizes Deepa Mehta with $25,000 donation to TIFF® Talent Lab
2008.09.09 Budgeting but struggling: RBC poll finds students are pulling out all the stops to get by
2008.09.08 Royal Bank of Canada announces increase to Preferred Share Issue
2008.09.08 Financial industry needs more women investment advisors, says RBC Dominion Securities
2008.09.08 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2008.09.08 RBC Capital Markets appoints Scott D. Moskowitz to its U.S Global Investment Banking platform
2008.09.08 RBC Capital Markets’ Passport 2008 Transportation Conference
2008.09.06 RBC Blue Water Project to donate $200,000 to Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
2008.09.05 RBC provides $2.6 million for after-school programs across Canada
2008.09.04 Create an investment portfolio on your terms
2008.09.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North August sales results
2008.09.03 RBC helps take some of the stress out of moving

August 2008

2008.08.28 Royal Bank of Canada reports third quarter 2008 results
2008.08.28 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2008.08.25 RBC now offering telephone service in any language
2008.08.21 RBC Direct Investing expands offering with model portfolios
2008.08.21 Gordon M. Nixon to speak at Scotia Capital Financials Summit 2008
2008.08.18 New RBC Wicket Cricket Community Fund calls for applications
2008.08.12 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -2.37 per cent in July 2008
2008.08.12 RBC to announce third quarter results on August 28
2008.08.07 RBC to acquire commercial leasing division of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. - Canada Branch
2008.08.07 Corporate software spending under pressure, according to latest RBC IQ survey
2008.08.07 U.S. consumer confidence stops free fall according to RBC CASH Index
2008.08.06 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2008.08.06 Royal Bank of Canada provides resegmented Q2 2008 Supplementary Financial Information
2008.08.05 RBC completes acquisition of Richardson Barr & Co.
2008.08.05 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North July sales results

July 2008

2008.07.30 Better safe than sorry: RBC donation helps Red Cross provide personal disaster assistance
2008.07.29 Charles Lalljee wins the RBC Canadian Open Million Dollar ShootOut
2008.07.23 RBC Canadian Open sets five-year, $5-million fundraising goal for children's health and wellness
2008.07.22 RBC Canadian Open Million Dollar ShootOut Finals
2008.07.18 RBC unveils worldwide carbon trading capabilities to help industry manage greenhouse gas emissions
2008.07.16 RBC donates $30,000 to MusiCan to support music education
2008.07.15 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -0.71 per cent in June 2008
2008.07.14 Come take the most exciting shot in golf at the RBC Canadian Open Million Dollar ShootOut
2008.07.08 RBC appoints five bankers to its Municipal Finance Housing practice
2008.07.07 RBC Capital Markets appoints Jim Wolfe as head of U.S. Leveraged Finance
2008.07.03 Group Head, GTO, leaves RBC
2008.07.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North June sales results
2008.07.03 Drumbeat of bad news continues to drive consumer sentiment down
2008.07.03 Canada’s economy dragged down by the effects of the U.S. slowdown, says RBC Economics
2008.07.02 RBC names semi-finalists in the tenth annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

June 2008

2008.06.27 RBC Asset Management announces changes to RBC fund line-up, including management fee reductions and name changes
2008.06.26 RBC Capital Markets appoints seven bankers to its Municipal Finance Healthcare practice
2008.06.26 Risky business: Canadians brace for increased travel costs, but many risk more by travelling without insurance: RBC Insurance survey
2008.06.25 "Just be yourself" not viewed a viable option by many visible minorities in the workplace
2008.06.25 PH&N lowers fund management fees, re-opens Vintage Fund
2008.06.25 Last call for RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur nominees
2008.06.24 RBC Capital Markets appoints Paul Zingarini to head Loan Trading and Richard Rothschild to Global Syndicated Finance sales
2008.06.23 RBC acquires ten per cent of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management
2008.06.20 RBC completes acquisition of Ferris, Baker Watts, Incorporated
2008.06.16 RBC completes acquisition of RBTT
2008.06.12 RBC Visa Infinite AVION named the official credit card of The Golf Town Amateur Tour
2008.06.12 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 1.72 per cent in May 2008
2008.06.12 RBC Royal Bank increases residential mortgage rates
2008.06.11 RBC Direct Investing offers social media searching and customizable tools to help manage investments
2008.06.10 RBC Insurance signs agreement with Aon Reed Stenhouse to expand business insurance offering
2008.06.10 RBC's Voyageur to acquire Access Capital Strategies
2008.06.06 RBC seeks Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes for its community ambassador program
2008.06.05 Consumer confidence continues its slump as financial worries mount, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.06.04 RBC branch and ATM locations easier to find with new GPS and online mapping service
2008.06.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North May sales results
2008.06.02 Royal Bank of Canada issues subordinated debentures
2008.06.02 Nine out of ten Americans making lifestyle changes to cope with rising energy costs, RBC survey says
2008.06.02 RBC announces 2008 Blue Water Project Community Action Grant pool of $200,000
2008.06.02 RBC to acquire Richardson Barr & Co.

May 2008

2008.05.29 Royal Bank of Canada reports second quarter 2008 results
2008.05.29 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2008.05.29 Royal Bank of Canada to redeem non-cumulative first preferred shares Series N
2008.05.26 RBC and RCGA announce dynamic new vision for inaugural RBC Canadian Open
2008.05.22 RBC extends commercial banking services into Europe, Asia/Pacific
2008.05.22 RBC announces 10-year deal to become official bank of Toronto International Film Festival
2008.05.21 RBC increases number of scholarship awards for new Canadians
2008.05.21 RBC poll finds that many Canadians not financially prepared for an economic downturn
2008.05.16 RBC donates $100,000 to assist China earthquake victims
2008.05.16 RBC donates $100,000 to Canadian Red Cross Myanmar cyclone fund
2008.05.16 New national fund to support internationally educated nurses
2008.05.15 RBC Insurance first Canadian travel insurance company to offer InRoomMD service
2008.05.14 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 1.02 percent in April 2008
2008.05.14 RBC provides information on writedowns
2008.05.14 RBC to announce second quarter results on May 29
2008.05.12 Canadian organizations to unite through the BlackBerry Partners Fund to advance the international mobile industry
2008.05.12 RIM, RBC and Thomson Reuters to anchor a $150 million BlackBerry Partners Fund focused on investing in mobile applications and services
2008.05.12 RBC introduces new fund-linked GICs
2008.05.09 U.S. consumer sentiment inches up after six months of declining confidence, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.05.06 RBC expands client appreciation program with Asus Eee PCs
2008.05.05 Starting up or starting over— rbc.com/tips helps Canada's newest entrepreneurs set up their own businesses
2008.05.01 RBC completes acquisition of Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management
2008.05.01 RBC launches new high interest U.S. dollar online savings account

April 2008

2008.04.28 RBC comments on Citi Investment Research Report
2008.04.25 Hold off the happy dance: RBC study says lotto jackpot winners plan to keep on working
2008.04.24 Are U.S. dollars working for Canadians? RBC poll asks
2008.04.23 Royal Bank of Canada files final prospectus for issuance of Tier 1 capital
2008.04.23 RBC names distinguished panel for tenth annual Canadian Painting Competition
2008.04.22 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.04.22 RBC announces first Blue Water Project Grant pool of $1.5 million
2008.04.21 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2008.04.16 RBC to host Investor Day on April 29, 2008
2008.04.15 Tuesday to Thursday – nine to noon: ideal work week for older workers according to RBC workplace survey
2008.04.14 Royal Bank of Canada files preliminary prospectus for issuance of Tier 1 capital
2008.04.11 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -2.51 per cent in March 2008
2008.04.11 Consumers grim as expectations for future financial conditions continue to deteriorate, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.04.11 RBC announces changes to banking businesses to drive growth potential outside Canada
2008.04.10 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2008.04.08 RBC forms Global Prime Services Group
2008.04.07 RBC Asset Management appoints sub-advisor for RBC Private U.S. Small Cap Equity Pool
2008.04.04 RBC Bank celebrates name change
2008.04.03 Lipper names RBC Asset Management as Best Overall Fund Group for second consecutive year
2008.04.03 Canada’s economy to modestly outperform the U.S.: RBC Economics
2008.04.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. March sales results
2008.04.02 RBC opens office in Chile
2008.04.01 RBC Asset Management Inc. reduces management fees

March 2008

2008.03.26 RBTT shareholders approve amalgamation with RBC Caribbean subsidiary
2008.03.20 RBC commemorates World Water Day with new RBC Letter: “The Blue Planet”
2008.03.19 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2008.03.19 Gordon M. Nixon to speak at National Bank Financial Canadian Financial Services Conference
2008.03.19 Canadians over-confident in country’s supply of fresh water new poll by Unilever and RBC reveals
2008.03.18 More than half of Canadian boomers plan to stay put when they retire
2008.03.17 Can students change a bank?
2008.03.14 RBC launches Canada's first Visa Infinite card
2008.03.14 Housing affordability at worst level in 18 years, says RBC Economics
2008.03.12 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 1.31 percent in February 2008
2008.03.07 Consumer sentiment continues downward trend, driven by steep decline in future expectations, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.03.06 2008 RBC Local Hockey Leaders named
2008.03.06 Ryerson University students awarded $20,000 grand prize in RBC's Next Great Innovator challenge
2008.03.05 Royal Bank of Canada issues subordinated debentures
2008.03.05 Six tips for stress-free travel from RBC insurance
2008.03.05 RBC’s top online security expert available for comment
2008.03.04 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.03.04 RBC Asset Management Inc. February sales results
2008.03.04 New Canadian Olympic School Program launches with Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Curriculum
2008.03.04 RBC is seeking emerging Canadian artists for its 10th annual Canadian Painting Competition
2008.03.04 RBC survey indicates potential slowdown in homebuying
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2008.03.03 RBC Dain Rauscher to become RBC Wealth Management

February 2008

2008.02.29 Royal Bank of Canada announces election of director
2008.02.29 Royal Bank of Canada reports $1,245 million of earnings and 21.4% ROE for the first quarter of 2008
2008.02.29 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2008.02.27 RBC gives cricket a boost in Canada
2008.02.27 RBC After-School Grants Program calls for grant applications
2008.02.27 Streetwise Partners and RBC Capital Markets host benefit auction at Christie’s to promote better job opportunities for low-income workers
2008.02.25 RBC pledges $500,000 to complete Tides Canada Foundation’s Great Bear Rainforest campaign
2008.02.25 RBC announces final results of elections by Alabama National BanCorporation stockholders regarding merger consideration
2008.02.25 RBC Centura completes acquisition of Alabama National BanCorporation
2008.02.25 Pop star or public servant? RBC poll uncovers desires of the Canadian workforce
2008.02.21 Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management joins forces with RBC
2008.02.21 RBC releases 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report and Public Accountability Statement
2008.02.21 RBC to announce the "Next Great Innovator"
2008.02.20 When will you pack it in? RBC poll asks Canadians what drives their retirement decisions
2008.02.14 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2008.02.14 RBC to acquire Ferris, Baker Watts, Incorporated
2008.02.13 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -1.82 per cent in January 2008
2008.02.13 RBC to announce first quarter results and host annual meeting of common shareholders on February 29
2008.02.12 RBC announces top five team finalists for Next Great Innovator Challenge
2008.02.08 Consumer confidence drops to lowest level ever on recession fears, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.02.05 RBC Asset Management introduces Series I option for 13 RBC funds
2008.02.04 RBC Asset Management Inc. January sales results
2008.02.04 Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Centura Banks, Inc. and Alabama National BanCorporation announce extension of cash/stock election deadline in connection with pending merger
2008.02.04 RBC Capital Markets to invest in emerging manager hedge funds
2008.02.01 Royal Bank of Canada management proxy circular now available
2008.02.01 RBC opens office in India

January 2008

2008.01.30 Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Centura Banks, Inc. and Alabama National BanCorporation announce extension of cash/stock election deadline in connection with pending merger
2008.01.30 RBC announces Blue Water Project advisory panel
2008.01.29 RBC named one of world's top 100 sustainable companies
2008.01.29 Would you retire today if you could? Most Canadians say no, according to RBC Poll
2008.01.28 Coca-Cola Canada and RBC join VANOC in sharing the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay with communities Canada-wide
2008.01.25 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2008.01.24 Housing affordability to improve in 2008, says RBC Economics
2008.01.23 When it comes to red tape, many Canadian employers might just need to cut it: RBC study
2008.01.22 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2008.01.22 Janice Fukakusa and Scott Custer to speak at Citi Financial Services Conference
2008.01.18 RBC Asset Management terminates sub-advisor for RBC Private U.S. Small Cap Equity Pool
2008.01.17 RBC Centura Bank celebrates growth, changes name
2008.01.16 Help choose RBC's Next Great Innovator
2008.01.15 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 0.50 per cent in December 2007
2008.01.15 RBC Capital Markets appoints David Pichler head of U.S. Credit Trading
2008.01.14 RBC Asset Management marks 10-year anniversary with launch of RBC O'Shaughnessy US Growth Fund II
2008.01.11 RBC Direct Investing clients can win $25,000 to invest
2008.01.11 Post-holiday blues send consumer confidence to lowest level in six years, according to RBC CASH Index
2008.01.11 Trade drag slows Canada’s economic growth, says RBC
2008.01.10 Canada’s small business owners can sleep easier with disability insurance coverage offered by RBC Royal Bank
2008.01.09 Gordon Nixon to speak at RBC Capital Markets’ Canadian Bank CEO Conference
2008.01.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. December sales results


 

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