Robert McLister·Mortgage Rate Trends·October 9, 2009RBC Raises Rates. Others Should Follow Wow. RBC isn’t wasting any time following today’s bond market rout. It just announced a variety of fixed-rate increases: Press Release Among other increases, four and five-year fixed rates are up 0.35%, effective tomorrow. Other banks should follow soon. RBC’s new trend-setting 5-year fixed “special offer” rate is now 4.54%. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.