One of the country’s most respected financial journalists and commentators Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent. He was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year 2006 at the British Press Awards.
13 April 2014 12:00 AM
We are unlikely to create a new Co-op or set of mutuals, but the spirit they embody should be saved
Hamish McRae: Money tightening takes centre stage as danger looms that the Bank of England may repeat previous mistakes
10 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Maybe electorates actually want moderate fiscal and monetary policies
09 April 2014 07:41 PM
So Greece is returning to the markets to borrow money. The investors who lost big on their bond holdings at the peak of the crisis four years ago will doubtless be more careful this time.
08 April 2014 06:31 PM
But this is just a result of a change in the way the ONS measures things
08 April 2014 05:42 PM
Higgins' visit comes at a time when Ireland's economy is at last creating jobs in solid numbers
06 April 2014 12:00 AM
The European Central Bank has helped avert economic catastrophe. But it can't perform miracles
Hamish McRae: Enthusiasm is sweeping through developed markets as companies rediscover their 'animal spirits'
03 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Maybe we should just be grateful that the corporate world is getting its mojo back
The suburbs are becoming uneasy as home-grown inequality turns the American Dream into the American nightmare
01 April 2014 07:16 PM
The very top income groups have done far better than middle and lower ones
29 March 2014 06:30 PM
Steady and solid growth – rather than boom and bust – shows a welcome return to stability
Hamish McRae: The Brics and the developed economies are all rebalancing. Over the next year the latter will probably come out on top
27 March 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: The gap has narrowed between emerging markets and the US, UK, Japan and eurozone
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for sale...is anyone brave enough to buy it?
- 2 The Hobbit: There and Back Again set for possible title change
- 3 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Andre Johnson: Wu-Tang Clan-discovered rapper severed his penis and jumped from LA building