Investing for Everyone, No Matter Your Style
You’re unique—and so are your needs and priorities when it comes to investing. Whether you want to be independent, value advice or prefer to be hands-off, you don’t have to compromise. From powerful self-directed trading tools to award-winning1 investment management and easy, low-fee ways to invest, you can have it all at RBC.
Three Convenient Ways to Invest
Use one, two or all three of the following services—whatever’s right for you.
Trade and Invest Yourself
RBC Direct Investing
Take control of your investment decisions with confidence, using tools and resources designed to help you research, place and monitor your trades.
- Don’t miss an opportunity with instant, unlimited transfers from your RBC bank account to your RBC Direct Investing account2
- Make informed decisions with free, real-time streaming quotes for stocks and ETFs3
- Trade how you want to—with the RBC Mobile app9, online investing site or customizable trading dashboard
Get Access to Advice from an Advisor
RBC Royal Bank*
Access ongoing support from an RBC advisor by phone, in person or over video chat6 to help you manage your investments.
Book an appointment with an Advisor to get a free personalized plan.
- Get personalized advice on your savings and investments
- Access a comprehensive range of investment solutions to help reach your financial goals
- Receive help with your broader retirement, tax and estate planning needs
Let the Pros Invest for You
Enjoy low-cost, low-effort, smart and automated online investing. Our pros will pick, buy and manage your investments—so you can spend your time on other things.
Pay no management fees for your first 12 months.8
- Start with any amount—we’ll invest it for you when your balance reaches $1007
- Make a positive impact without necessarily sacrificing performance by investing in a Responsible Investing Portfolio
- Reach our Portfolio Advisors by phone or email if you have questions or want advice
RBC Direct Investing Inc., RBC InvestEase Inc., and Royal Bank of Canada are separate corporate entities which are affiliated.
MyAdvisor is an online platform from RBC where you can view your financial information including visual representations (charts and graphs) of your retirement readiness, net worth, cash flow, and financial goal tracking. You can also see how varying your current approach can affect your savings and goals. The MyAdvisor platform also enables you to book an appointment with an RBC advisor and to meet with your advisor using video chat or phone to open new accounts, including investment accounts, and get advice on meeting your financial goals.
Financial planning services and investment advice are provided by Royal Mutual Funds Inc. (RMFI). Investment advice provided by RMFI may be delivered through the MyAdvisor platform. RMFI, RBC Global Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Trust Corporation of Canada and The Royal Trust Company are separate corporate entities which are affiliated. RMFI is licensed as a financial services firm in the province of Quebec.
RBC Financial Planning is a business name used by Royal Mutual Funds Inc. (RMFI). Financial planning services and investment advice are provided by RMFI. RMFI, RBC Global Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Trust Corporation of Canada and The Royal Trust Company are separate corporate entities which are affiliated. RMFI is licensed as a financial services firm in the province of Quebec.
RBC Direct Investing Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada and is a Member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Royal Bank of Canada and certain of its issuers are related to RBC Direct Investing Inc. RBC Direct Investing Inc. does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any securities. Investors are responsible for their own investment decisions. RBC Direct Investing is a business name used by RBC Direct Investing Inc.
RBC InvestEase Inc. is a restricted portfolio manager providing access to model portfolios consisting of RBC iShares ETFs. Each model portfolio holds up to 100% of RBC iShares ETFs. RBC iShares ETFs are comprised of RBC ETFs managed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM) and iShares ETFs managed by BlackRock Canada Limited (BlackRock Canada). RBC GAM and BlackRock Canada entered into a strategic alliance to bring together their respective ETF products under the RBC iShares brand, and to offer a unified distribution support and service model for RBC iShares ETFs.
Other products and services may be offered by one or more separate corporate entities that are affiliated to RBC InvestEase Inc., including without limitation: Royal Bank of Canada, RBC Direct Investing Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., RBC Global Asset Management Inc., Royal Trust Corporation of Canada and The Royal Trust Company. RBC InvestEase Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada and uses the business name RBC InvestEase.
The services provided by RBC Direct Investing and RBC InvestEase are only available in Canada.
There may be commissions, trailing commissions, investment fund management fees and expenses associated with investment fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) investments. Before investing, please review the applicable fees, expenses and charges relating to the fund as disclosed in the prospectus, fund facts or ETF facts for the fund.
RBC Global Asset Management is a 12 time winner of the Lipper Best Overall Fund Group over Three Years. The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. Lipper Leaders fund ratings do not constitute and are not intended to constitute investment advice or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security of any entity in any jurisdiction. For more information, see lipperfundawards.com. Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, ©2020 Refinitiv. All rights reserved. Used under license. Best Overall Group over Three Years (PH&N Funds: 2010-2013, 2016, 2018-2021; RBC Funds: 2007-2008, 2014). Lipper Awards were based on best risk-adjusted performance for the periods ended July 31, 2021, 2020 2019, 2018, 2016, and 2014; October 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010; November 30, 2009; and December 31, 2007 and 2006. For more information, see lipperfundawards.com.
Fund transfers from an RBC Royal Bank account to your RBC Direct Investing account using RBC Online Banking, Direct Investing Online Investing, or the RBC Mobile app are processed in real time between the hours of 4:30 a.m. and 7:54 p.m. ET, seven days a week. Transfers into an RBC Direct Investing account made outside of these hours will be processed the next morning. Transfers out of your RBC Direct Investing account to an RBC Royal Bank account are processed in real-time between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). Transfers out of your RBC Direct Investing account made outside of these hours will be processed the next business day. Locked-in, Registered Retirement Income Fund, and Registered Education Savings Plan (transfer out only) accounts excluded. Other conditions apply.
Real-time streaming quotes are available automatically to all clients for exchange listed equities, ETFs and most over-the-counter (OTC) securities. Real-time streaming quotes for options and grey market OTC securities are available to Active Traders and Royal Circle clients upon accepting the terms and conditions of all exchange agreements on the RBC Direct Investing online investing site.