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Enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Royal Bank of Canada
Canada's conservative banking system has held up better than most others during the collapse of world financial markets. Banks like Royal Bank and Bank of Nova Scotia
While Royal Bank plans to take an impairment charge this quarter due in part to its exposure to declining U.S. markets, the noncash charge doesn't affect operations or its Tier 1 capital ratio, which stood at 10.6% at the end of its most recent quarter. And as banks to the south, including Citigroup
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Fool contributor Dave Mock recently upgraded his Tinkertoy set with new sticks. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. The Bank of Nova Scotia is an Income Investor selection. The Fool's disclosure policy is written purely with crayon.