Consumer and financial experts have called on regulators to probe the grip held by AIB and Bank of Ireland on the banking market. The calls come after ECB head Mario Draghi told the Oireachtas Finance Committee on Thursday that a “quasi-monopoly” was driving up the costs of credit for homes and business borrowers.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2018
The Government and Central Bank regulators have been accused of letting down customers after it emerged Irish first-time buyers will pay up to €61,641 more in interest costs over the lifetime of their mortgages than anywhere else in Europe.
Sun, 15 Apr, 2018
A leading consumer watchdog has slammed plans by insurance companies to impose more hikes to premiums this year, claiming the industry and regulators are effectively “softening up” the public to meekly accept increases at a time when most other costs are tumbling across the economy.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015