Whistleblower tip-offs in finance firms jump 40% – Central Bank

Irish Times | Nov 5, 2019 at 12:11 PM
  • The Central Bank experienced a 40 per cent increase in tip-offs of suspected wrongdoing at financial firms from workers in the industry and the general public in the year to June, according to Ed Sibley, a deputy governor of the institution.
  • Some 55 per cent of the distressed loans are held by banks.
  • The average rate on new mortgages in Ireland stood at 2.99 per cent in August, more than double the euro zone average.