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News Releases

 

2009 News Releases

December 2009

2009.12.16 Fewer Canadians planning and saving for retirement, according to RBC poll
2009.12.14 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 1.02 per cent in November 2009
2009.12.14 Canada’s economy on track for recovery in 2010: RBC Economics
2009.12.10 RBC Target 2010 Education Fund reaches target date; target funds for 2015, 2020 and 2025 to reduce MERS
2009.12.10 Season of good cheer: U.S. consumer confidence twice as strong as a year ago, according to RBC Index
2009.12.09 What would Canadians give up to add five years to their lives?
2009.12.08 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.12.07 Royal Bank of Canada to redeem subordinated debentures
2009.12.04 Royal Bank of Canada Reports Fourth Quarter and 2009 Results
2009.12.04 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2009.12.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North November sales results
2009.12.01 Canadians hope for a better 2010, but shelve holiday spending, according to the new RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index

November 2009

2009.11.30 RBC establishes Canadian A&D business with acquisition of assets of Rundle Energy Partners
2009.11.27 Be a shining light in 2010! Canadians invited to apply as torchbearers for Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay
2009.11.26 Eight ways to keep giving and save more this holiday season
2009.11.25 Affordability drops as homeownership costs rise, says RBC Economics
2009.11.24 RBC Insurance advises Canadian travellers: Don’t let the flu interfere with your holiday travel plans
2009.11.23 RBC opens its 100th bullfrogpowered branch in Brantford, Ontario
2009.11.23 RBC provides tips and advice for U.S. bound travelers as loonie takes flight again
2009.11.20 RBC CEO Gordon M. Nixon to speak at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference
2009.11.18 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.11.17 Canadians struggle to put their money where their priorities are: RBC poll
2009.11.16 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -0.25 percent in October 2009
2009.11.16 RBC Asset Management re-opens RBC O’Shaughnessy Canadian Equity Fund and RBC O’Shaughnessy U.S. Growth Fund
2009.11.09 RBC to announce fourth quarter and 2009 results on December 4
2009.11.05 A call for nominations for the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2010
2009.11.05 Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay to visit 11 communities in 10 days across Canada starting March 3, 2010
2009.11.05 Consumer confidence drops sharply on weak economic news, according to RBC Index
2009.11.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North October sales results

October 2009

2009.10.29 Royal Bank of Canada to repurchase up to 20 million common shares
2009.10.28 RBC announces 2009 Aboriginal Student Scholarship Awards and After-School Grants Project recipients
2009.10.27 John Taft of RBC Wealth Management named chair-elect of SIFMA
2009.10.27 Why aren’t Canadians taking advantage of tax free savings accounts?
2009.10.22 Canadians are saving less in current economic environment: RBC poll
2009.10.21 RBC Royal Bank decreases Homeline rate
2009.10.21 Renovation tax credit boosts home improvement projects in Canada: RBC survey
2009.10.16 Royal Bank of Canada to repurchase up to 20 million of its common shares
2009.10.15 RBC recognizes Aboriginal Torchbearers for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay
2009.10.13 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 2.20 per cent in September 2009
2009.10.13 JBHanauer changes name to RBC Wealth Management
2009.10.09 RBC Royal Bank changes residential mortgage rates
2009.10.09 RBC Wealth Management named “Outstanding Private Bank – North America” by Private Banker International
2009.10.08 U.S. consumer confidence bounces back in October but remains fragile, according to RBC Index
2009.10.08 Brenda Draney of Vancouver, B.C., named winner of the eleventh annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2009.10.06 RBC’s International Wealth Management business appoints leadership team in Asia
2009.10.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North September sales results
2009.10.01 RBC Capital Markets survey: world’s executives expect slow recovery; China to lead in market growth and stability

September 2009

2009.09.30 RBC appoints new Vice President, Investor Relations
2009.09.29 RBC to acquire J.P. Morgan’s Third Party Registered Investment Advisor Servicing Business
2009.09.28 RBC in search of the Next Great Innovator
2009.09.16 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 1.65 per cent in August 2009
2009.09.16 Canada emerging from recession with modest growth projected in 2010: RBC Economics
2009.09.15 Have you just hired the future owner of your business?
2009.09.11 Janice Fukakusa to speak at CIBC World Markets’ Institutional Investor Conference
2009.09.10 RBC awards 16 schools across the country with Vancouver 2010 Olympic Team Torchbearer Spots
2009.09.10 Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council appoints Gordon M. Nixon and Zabeen Hirji as Co-Chairs
2009.09.09 Canada’s Walk of Fame declares Free The Children beneficiary of Charity Ball Fundraising
2009.09.09 RBC launches RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition in partnership with TIFF
2009.09.09 Housing affordability rolls on but improvement could be running out of steam, says RBC Economics
2009.09.08 Vijay Parmar appointed President of RBC Phillips, Hager & North Investment Counsel, Canada’s largest private client firm
2009.09.08 Canadians feel that children and teens need more places in their community to go to after school
2009.09.04 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.09.04 Gordon M. Nixon to speak at Scotia Capital Financials Summit 2009
2009.09.03 RBC and Free The Children inspire local youth to take action
2009.09.03 Dog days: U.S. consumer sentiment flat at summer's end, according to RBC Index
2009.09.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North August sales results
2009.09.02 RBC appoints Phil Fontaine as Special Advisor

August 2009

2009.08.27 RBC and Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City to ring NYSE Closing Bell
2009.08.27 RBC announces redemption of trust preferred securities
2009.08.27 Royal Bank of Canada reports record third quarter 2009 results
2009.08.27 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2009.08.18 Many students say cash won’t last past Christmas – RBC poll
2009.08.14 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 2.10 percent in July 2009
2009.08.11 Making a splash to help protect the world's water
2009.08.06 U.S. consumer sentiment rebounds from summer doldrums, according to RBC Index
2009.08.05 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North July Sales Results
2009.08.05 WestJet selects RBC and MasterCard for new travel rewards card
2009.08.04 RBC to announce third quarter results on August 27

July 2009

2009.07.29 How would you invest $100,000? RBC Direct Investing gives Canadians the chance to find out
2009.07.24 Five participants to compete in the RBC Avion Golf Challenge Finals for chance to win $100,000 each
2009.07.22 Newcomers want more reliable information about new lives in Canada - RBC research
2009.07.16 U.S. consumer sentiment continues downward slide, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.07.15 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 0.33 per cent in June 2009
2009.07.10 Michael Jordan commits to play inaugural Mike Weir Charity Classic kicking off week of 2009 RBC Canadian Open
2009.07.09 John Daly to compete in 2009 RBC Canadian Open
2009.07.08 Improved affordability helps spur Canadian housing market, says RBC Economics
2009.07.07 RBC Capital Markets becomes primary dealer
2009.07.07 New PH&N inflation-linked bond fund combines PH&N Management, inflation protection, low fee
2009.07.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North June sales results

June 2009

2009.06.30 Stellar field of high profile talent commit to 2009 RBC Canadian Open
2009.06.30 RBC Asset Management appoints sub-advisor for RBC Private U.S. Value Equity Pool
2009.06.30 Two weeks left to apply to be an Olympic Torchbearer through RBC
2009.06.26 RBC Asset Management announces unitholder approval of changes to RBC Funds
2009.06.25 Take your shot at $100,000 at the RBC Avion Golf Challenge
2009.06.25 200 young hockey players are about to get drafted by the NHL. Are they really set for life?
2009.06.23 RBC Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North announce changes to improve cost certainty and fee transparency for mutual fund investors
2009.06.22 RBC announces semi-finalists in the eleventh annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition
2009.06.18 RBC on "A Chosen Journey" with Canada's Aboriginal people
2009.06.17 RBC and RCGA unveil celebrity participants and concerts for week of 2009 RBC Canadian Open
2009.06.15 RBC Hedge 250 Index® Returned 3.59 Per Cent In May 2009
2009.06.15 RBC maintains forecast for a return to positive growth in 2009
2009.06.11 U.S. consumer sentiment sags in June but expectations for the future improve, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.06.10 RBC Royal Bank changes residential mortgage rates
2009.06.08 RBC searching for Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes for its Community Ambassador Program
2009.06.04 Canadian Forces to carry the Olympic Flame
2009.06.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North May sales results
2009.06.02 RBC Capital Markets appoints co-heads of its Global Energy Research platform
2009.06.01 RBC Recognizes Scouts Canada Volunteer As Its First Ottawa Torchbearer
2009.06.01 RBC Royal Bank increases residential mortgage rates

May 2009

2009.05.29 Royal Bank of Canada reports second quarter 2009 results
2009.05.29 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2009.05.25 RBC seeks nominations for extraordinary women entrepreneurs/ business owners for annual CWEA awards program
2009.05.25 Canadians paying more attention to expenses as a result of economic downturn, RBC poll
2009.05.20 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 2.37 per cent in April 2009
2009.05.13 RBC first to offer unique mortgage program to First Nations members
2009.05.11 RBC Capital Markets appoints Deborah Freer as U.S. Chief Operating Officer
2009.05.11 Unsung heroes of the game: 2009 RBC Local Hockey Leaders announced
2009.05.07 Consumer confidence rises for third consecutive month, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.05.07 Boomer concern about debt reduction soars: RBC retirement study
2009.05.06 RBC to announce second quarter results on May 29
2009.05.05 RBC recognizes Mental Health Week with $1.5 million commitment
2009.05.04 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North April sales results
2009.05.04 RBC Asset Management terminates sub-advisor for RBC Private U.S. Value Equity Pool

April 2009

2009.04.29 RBC names Calgary father of four as its first Alberta Torchbearer
2009.04.29 Lipper names RBC Asset Management as Canada’s Best Bond Fund Family
2009.04.27 RBC kicks off second season of cricket grants
2009.04.24 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.04.23 Royal Bank of Canada to redeem subordinated debentures
2009.04.21 Royal Bank of Canada announces increase to preferred share issue
2009.04.21 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2009.04.21 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2009.04.17 Celebrating a milestone: RBC honours 5 millionth online banking client
2009.04.17 RBC Asset Management announces proposed changes to RBC Funds
2009.04.16 RBC provides information on goodwill impairment
2009.04.16 RBC named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers
2009.04.16 Housing affordability improves while recession weighs on housing markets across Canada, says RBC Economics
2009.04.15 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned 0.46 per cent in March 2009
2009.04.15 RBC names distinguished panel for Eleventh Annual Canadian Painting Competition
2009.04.13 StreetWise Partners and RBC Capital Markets to host benefit auction at Christie’s Auction House
2009.04.09 U.S. consumer confidence rebounds in April, boosted by solid increase in expectations for the future, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.04.03 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.04.02 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North March sales results

March 2009

2009.03.27 Elementary school teacher named as RBC’s first Atlantic Canadian Torchbearer
2009.03.25 Canada’s Walk of Fame announces nationwide contest to nominate 2009 honourees
2009.03.25 RBC study finds energy efficient features important consideration for potential home buyers this year
2009.03.24 Royal Bank of Canada announces increase to preferred share issue
2009.03.24 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2009.03.20 RBC kicks off Blue Water Year on World Water Day
2009.03.18 RBC supports Earth Hour on March 28, 2009
2009.03.18 RBC offers easier more accessible solution to send money to family and friends back home
2009.03.18 David McKay to speak at National Bank Canadian Financial Services Conference
2009.03.18 RBC asks Canadians who they would most like to pass the Olympic Flame to?
2009.03.17 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -0.62 per cent in February 2009
2009.03.17 RBC Royal Bank decreases residential mortgage rates
2009.03.17 Majority of Canadians consider water to be Canada’s most important natural resource
2009.03.16 Ferris, Baker Watts changes name to RBC Wealth Management
2009.03.12 U.S. consumer confidence weak, but ticks up slightly, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.03.12 Canada’s economy under greater pressure from a deepening U.S. recession and weakening commodity prices, says RBC
2009.03.10 RBC helps bring the Olympic spirit to classrooms with Olympic Torch Relay Kit and national contest
2009.03.10 RBC awards Ryerson students $20,000 for business innovation concept
2009.03.10 Anthony Kim selects RBC as official banking partner
2009.03.09 RBC and RCGA name Mike Weir Foundation as national charity partner for RBC Canadian Open
2009.03.09 RBC Asset Management launches RBC Select Very Conservative Portfolio: a new option for risk-averse investors seeking an alternative to cash
2009.03.05 Mike Weir to join RBC and RCGA for RBC Canadian Open media conference on Monday, March 9 at Royal Bank Plaza
2009.03.05 Basketball coach named as RBC’s first British Columbia Torchbearer
2009.03.04 RBC Insurance partners with Royal Canadian Golf Association
2009.03.04 RBC study finds homebuying intentions still strong
2009.03.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager
& North February sales results
2009.03.03 RBC partners with Stephen Ames Foundation to help build stronger communities in Canada and the Caribbean
2009.03.03 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2009.03.02 RBC announces call for entries for its 11th annual Canadian Painting Competition
2009.03.02 RBC acquires full ownership of CDI
2009.03.02 Protect yourself: RBC offers consumers advice during Fraud Prevention Month

February 2009

2009.02.27 RBC closes Mourant Private Wealth deal
2009.02.27 RBC’s first Quebec Torchbearer announced
2009.02.26 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2009.02.26 Royal Bank of Canada reports first quarter 2009 results
2009.02.26 Royal Bank of Canada declares dividends
2009.02.26 Royal Bank of Canada announces amendments to its dividend reinvestment plan
2009.02.25 RBC goes to bat for cricket in Canada
2009.02.24 RBC announces Next Great Innovator finalists
2009.02.23 RBC announces update to conference call time for first quarter results
2009.02.18 Boomer business owners more likely to delay retirement, according to RBC poll
2009.02.18 RBC redesigns structured notes website
2009.02.13 RBC Hedge 250 Index® Returned 1.46 Per Cent in January 2009
2009.02.12 RBC names WWII RCAF veteran as first Ontario Torchbearer
2009.02.12 Consumer confidence slides as joblessness snowballs, according to RBC CASH Index
2009.02.11 This Valentine’s Day… buy the ring and insure the bling
2009.02.10 RBC names Regina man as its first 2010 Olympic Torchbearer
2009.02.09 RBC releases 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report and Public Accountability Statement
2009.02.09 RBC to offer registered disability savings plans
2009.02.05 RBC to announce first quarter results and host Annual Meeting of Common Shareholders on February 26
2009.02.04 Retirees unaware of how much money they spent during first year of retirement, according to RBC poll
2009.02.03 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North January sales results
2009.02.03 RBC expands business banking services in 12 countries
2009.02.02 Royal Bank of Canada management proxy circular now available

January 2009

2009.01.29 RBC Capital Markets named U.S. Mid-Market Investment Bank of the year by IDD
2009.01.28 RBC named one of world's top 100 sustainable companies
2009.01.27 Fit-ing in? Most Canadians say they have a healthy lifestyle - RBC poll finds
2009.01.26 RBC names Fukakusa CAO and CFO
2009.01.22 Royal Bank of Canada announces increase to preferred share issue
2009.01.21 Royal Bank of Canada announces increase to preferred share issue
2009.01.21 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2009.01.20 RBC lowers residential mortgage rates and introduces new five-year fixed closed mortgage offer
2009.01.20 RBC Royal Bank decreases prime rate
2009.01.19 RBC Insurance leads search for Canada’s most dedicated hockey volunteers
2009.01.16 RBC Hedge 250 Index® returned -0.35 per cent in December 2008
2009.01.15 U.S. consumer confidence sinks lower as Americans appear to be waiting for the Obama administration to throw it a lifeline
2009.01.14 RBC After-School Grants Program calls for grant applications
2009.01.13 RBC Asset Management Inc. reduces the management expense ratio (MER) on the RBC Target 2010 Education Fund
2009.01.12 RBC opens financial advisory office in Brazil
2009.01.07 RBC appoints new president and CEO for RBC Direct Investing
2009.01.06 Royal Bank of Canada announces preferred share issue
2009.01.06 Retired Canadians cite health issues as a major reason for their retirement, according to RBC Poll
2009.01.05 RBC Asset Management Inc. and Phillips, Hager & North December sales results
2009.01.05 Gordon M. Nixon to speak at RBC Capital Markets’ Canadian Bank CEO Conference
2009.01.05 RBC Wealth Management hires non-resident Indian team from Citi


 

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