RBC's Interactive 2012 Online Annual Report Now Available

Video messages from RBC executives highlight key strengths and priorities 
TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today 
announced the launch of its interactive 2012 RBC Online Annual Report to 
Shareholders. 
The interactive 2012 RBC Online Annual Report gives shareholders an easy to 
navigate view of RBC's 2012 financial performance, strengths and strategy as 
well as nine short videos with RBC's executive team. Visitors also have 
complete access to innovative tools, adaptive content and resources including 
the full 2012 RBC Annual Report to Shareholders with Management's Discussion & 
Analysis and Consolidated Financial Statements and related notes. 
"This year, we wanted to make it easier than ever for investors to get the 
highlights of our 2012 financial performance and our strategy," said Amy 
Cairncross, vice-president and head, Investor Relations. "We focused on 
presenting the most relevant information in a quick-view format, with the 
ability to click and customize for more detailed content." 
With the interactive 2012 RBC Online Annual Report, you can: 


    --  View it on your mobile device - Use any mobile platform and get
        the full web site experience, with built-in adaptive technology
        that scales the site to your device.
    --  Easily share content - Post and share content from the RBC
        Online Annual Report through Twitter, Facebook and You Tube.
    --  View video messages - Get insight and outlook directly from RBC
        executives on each of their businesses and functions. All nine
        videos include closed captioning and transcripts.
    --  Tailor your experience - Select pages to create a customized
        report and reduce unnecessary printing. Expand graphs or view
        them as JPEGs. The site also includes features for
        accessibility such as the ability to increase font size.
    --  Look up terms easily - Use the interactive glossary to look up
        terms used in the Annual Report.
    --  Quickly find more information - Access related information
        quickly through direct links to: RBC Investor Relations,
        Corporate Governance and Community and Sustainability (include
        links).

The RBC Online Annual Report is available in English and French.

About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under 
the master brand name RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as measured by assets 
and market capitalization, and among the largest banks in the world, based on 
market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified 
financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, 
wealth management services, insurance, investor services and wholesale banking 
on a global basis. We employ approximately 80,000 full- and part-time 
employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and 
institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 49 other 
countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

Media Relations Contacts Seema Sharma, Manager, Financial 
Communications,seema.z.sharma@rbc.com, 416 974-5606 or 1-888-880-2173 
(toll-free outside Toronto) Tanis Feasby, Director, Financial 
Communications,tanis.feasby@rbc.com, 416 955-5172 or 1-888-880-2173 
(toll-free outside Toronto)

Investor Relations Contacts Amy Cairncross, VP & Head, Investor 
Relations,amy.cairncross@rbc.com, 416 955-7803 Karen McCarthy, Director, 
Investor Relations,karen.mccarthy@rbc.com, 416 955-7809 Lynda Gauthier, 
Director, Investor Relations,lynda.gauthier@rbc.com, 416 955-7808 Robert 
Colangelo, Associate Director, Investor Relations,robert.colangelo@rbc.com, 
416 955-2049

SOURCE: RBC

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ST: Ontario
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