RBC has announced its 2014 Q2 earnings at $2.2 billion, an increase of $292 million — or 15% — from last year.

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Company CEO Gordon Nixon says the return on equity is placed at 19%. The bank’s Q2 earnings increased from Q1 by $109 million.

RBC’s personal and commercial banking increased 7%, compared to this time last year, to $1.1 billion.  The wealth management division increased earnings by 25% to $278 million.

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RBC capital markets earned $507 million this quarter, up by 32% from last year.

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