Strength and stability

Benefit from knowing your clearing and custody provider is part of a well-known financial institution, distinguished by a long reputation for fiscal responsibility and corporate integrity.


Who we are

Best-in-class resources

RBC Clearing & Custody, in conjunction with third-party providers, offers a broad range of technology and other resources to help meet your specific needs.


Products and services

Dedicated service

Your firm will benefit from a culture of service dedicated to finding solutions to help your team and your clients succeed.


Our culture of service

Expertise and insight

Take advantage of research, practice management and marketing tools to help seize more opportunities. You also have access to experienced equity and fixed income trading desks for institutional needs.


Our expertise

Solutions for your business model(s)

We provide the products, services and technology necessary to support your firm, so you can focus on your most important asset—your clients.

Insurance firms

Whether you want to begin offering wealth management solutions or broaden your investment selection, we can help you expand and diversify your insurance business by providing resources to help your clients build wealth.

    Capabilities for you

    • Strategic consultation to help you understand how RBC can help your firm accomplish its business goals.
    • Training to help your agents learn about products and services offered through RBC Clearing & Custody.
    • Business development ideas to help your agents spot service opportunities and deliver solutions.
    • Investments to help clients build, protect, enjoy and share their wealth.
    • Credit lines to help clients gain portfolio liquidity without selling securities. 1
    • Cash management solutions to help make it easy for clients to save and spend money.

    Technology for you

    • Productivity applications to help you open accounts, manage portfolios and serve clients.
    • Research tools to help select appropriate investments.
    • RBC Nexus to help you get more done more efficiently, our innovative technology platform is accessible from your laptop, desktop or tablet. As your gateway to all of RBC Clearing & Custody's technology tools, Nexus centralizes client information, firm-level information, service tools, knowledge resources, and all the relevant information you need to service your clients.
    • RBC BLACK to help you gain efficiency by combining best-in-class technology solutions on one platform.
    • RBC Marketplace to help uncover the full breadth of solutions available from RBC Clearing & Custody and providers.

    1 Securities-based loans involve special risks and are not suitable for everyone. You should review the provisions of any agreement and related disclosures, and consult with your own independent tax and legal advisors about any questions you have prior to using securities-based loans or lines of credit. Additional restrictions may apply.

    Institutional broker-dealers

    Take advantage of our institutional technology, trading and operations expertise, as well as the capital markets capabilities, of the third-largest clearing firm in the United States.1

    Our operations personnel will support you in a variety of areas, including fixed income and equity trade billing, trade comparisons and settlement, reconciliation, foreign exchange, and purchase and sales.

    Capabilities for you

    • Institutional clearing services to offer U.S. and international clearing and settlement for:
      • Equities
      • Fixed income
      • Options
    • Trade compliance and guidance to help you fulfill regulatory requirements including REG BI, EBS, CAT, TRACE, MSRB and Best Execution reporting.

    Technology for you

    • Trade matching to significantly increase efficiency by eliminating manual processing. Our Global Trade Match Allocation system interfaces with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s account and standing instruction database (ALERT) and trade allocation database (CTM).
    • Real-time trade settlement to get up-to-the-minute trade settlement status about all dealer and delivery versus payment accounts. Our RD Master system can help reduce financial, market and reputational risk as well as staff time communicating issues.
    • Smart order routing to help to improve execution quality, minimize information leakage and control trading costs. The patented THOR technology, available from RBC Capital Markets, interacts seamlessly with RBC’s streamlined algorithm suite, as well as direct market access orders, cash desk and program trades.
    • Technology capabilities from a growing list of third-party vendors includes and is not limited to: Bloomberg EMSX, Bloomberg TOMS, BondPub, CapeLogic, EZE / Real-Tick, Fabkom, FIS Valdi OMS, FlexTrade, ICE BondPoint, Indigo, Itiviti, LiquidityBook, Mixit, Morningstar Total Rebalance Expert, Neomantra, Neovest, Orion, Raptor Trading, Refinitv REDI EMS, Riskalyze Trading, SS&C, Sterling Trader, Tamarac, TRAFiX, VestmarkONE, Wolverine, Zia.2

    1 Investment News ranking, August 2021.

    2 RBC Clearing & Custody is not affiliated or associated with the listed companies or products. The list is merely of trading systems that can be supported through the RBC Clearing & Custody platform.

    Retail broker-dealers

    Whether your focus is on traditional commission-based business, retail wealth management or both, we can support your unique service paradigm by providing products, advisory accounts and full-service solutions.

    Additionally, should you choose to operate your business as a broker-dealer and registered investment advisor separately from each other, we can support both sides of your business efficiently.

    Capabilities for you

    • Research expertise to help you make well-informed portfolio management decisions.
    • Business development ideas to help your financial professionals spot service opportunities and deliver solutions.
    • Client website and mobile app to help clients monitor accounts and use self-service solutions.
    • Investments to help clients build, protect, enjoy and share their wealth.
    • Managed accounts to help you deliver fee-based investment advisory services.
    • Credit lines to help clients gain portfolio liquidity without selling securities.1
    • Cash management solutions to help make it easy for clients to save and spend money.
    • Trust services to help preserve and transfer wealth efficiently.2

    Technology for you

    • RBC Nexus to help you get more done more efficiently, our innovative technology platform is accessible from your laptop, desktop or tablet. As your gateway to all of RBC’s technology tools, Nexus centralizes client information, firm-level information, service tools, knowledge resources, and all the relevant information you need to service your clients.

      Streamline your day to day tasks and improve outcomes with solutions designed to facilitate:
    • RBC BLACK to help you gain efficiency by combining best-in-class technology solutions on one platform.
    • RBC Marketplace to help uncover the full breadth of solutions available from RBC Clearing & Custody and providers.

    1 Securities-based loans involve special risks and are not suitable for everyone. You should review the provisions of any agreement and related disclosures, and consult with your own independent tax and legal advisors about any questions you have prior to using securities-based loans or lines of credit. Additional restrictions may apply.

    2 Trust services are offered through third parties.

    Speak with a representative to learn more or schedule a demo.

    More reasons why broker-dealers choose us

    Beyond clearing and execution services, you have the flexibility to choose technology, training services and support that best fits your unique business model.

    Advanced technology

    To run, grow and protect your firm, you need seamless, intuitive access to the best technology. We offer everything you need to succeed.

    Explore our technology

    Ongoing training

    We provide you with training throughout the lifetime of your relationship with us—including comprehensive, tailored training on our systems—before, during and after the transition.

    Responsive support

    You always have direct access to your dedicated client service manager. No call centers, no phone queues, no “robo responses.” Prefer to go directly to our product and operations departments? Our experienced staff welcome your calls.

    "Our strategic relationship with RBC Clearing & Custody is critical to our business. We chose RBC Clearing to work with because of their approach to open architecture, best-in-class technology and their commitment to top tier service that our financial professionals and clients demand. Issues and challenges do arise, but we've found that RBC is willing to dig in and solve the challenges with us and for that we very much appreciate the relationship."
    Mark Garrett
    Executive Chairman
    Moors & Cabot Inc.
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