The Royal Bank of Canada
is a Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada by market capitalization. The bank serves over 16 million clients and has 86,000+ employees worldwide. The bank was founded in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, although its legal and official headquarters is located at Place Ville Marie in Montreal, Quebec. However, its corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, Ontario. RBC's institution number is 003. In November 2017, RBC was added to the Financial Stability Board's list of global systemically important banks.