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.
30 November 2014 12:00 AM
27 November 2014 12:51 AM
We are not used to getting higher living standards in the form of lower prices rather than higher wages
25 November 2014 06:35 PM
With growth strong and inflation low, you would expect cash to be rolling into the Treasury
23 November 2014 12:00 AM
20 November 2014 01:17 AM
Economic View: The valuations of the dotcom boom now look absurd. I suggest that applies to today’s bond market
18 November 2014 07:34 PM
We are probably still in the early stages of the effects of the IT revolution
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
13 November 2014 12:09 AM
Economic View: In the US by contrast the mood has shifted towards a rise in interest rates coming quite soon
11 November 2014 06:48 PM
It is hard to claim that inflation policy under any government has been a great success
09 November 2014 12:00 AM
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'