Politicians are hectoring banks over interest rates. Is it justified or just populist posturing?

Donal MacNamee explores intensifying political pressure on Irish lenders – and what key stakeholders have to say about it

Taoiseach Simon Harris has previously criticised the banks for being ‘laggards’ on interest rates

Business Post subscribers can read:

• How much of the ECB’s rate increases the banks have passed on to customers

• What the data tells us about the lenders’ claims that they’ve been ‘balanced’ in their approach to interest rates

• How increased competition is shifting the Irish mortgage market