Tuesday 16 January 2018

Some straight talking on the banks at last

THE Central Bank's bracing criticism of the banking sector was strong stuff.

Finally, we heard some straight talking from a regulator who didn't mince her words. Fiona Muldoon offered a scathing analysis of the banks' failure to get to grips with the consequences of their bad lending decisions.

Ms Muldoon's basic thesis is that the banks have not got beyond a policy of "wait and see".

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