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.
05 February 2015 01:22 AM
Economic View: For most people in Britain this does not feel like a great recovery. For many businesses, it doesn't either
03 February 2015 08:09 PM
Mutualisation of European debt is the solution sought by many, including Yanis Varoufakis
01 February 2015 12:00 AM
There is an upside to low and negative bond yields: they should push money out into the real economy
29 January 2015 12:46 AM
Economic View: Whenever there is a political shock, you should beware of instant market reactions
27 January 2015 08:46 PM
Job insecurity means saving in the good times to tide over the uncertain ones
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
No one will admit it, but we are in the middle of a pre-election boom. And we all know what follows...
22 January 2015 12:28 AM
Economic View: When you make money you are clever; when you lose it, it is someone else's fault
21 January 2015 09:26 AM
Growth makes the rich richer – but then it also makes all of us richer
20 January 2015 06:57 PM
Redistributive action can help at the margin, but it won't fix the problem without growth
15 January 2015 12:47 AM
Economic View: The eurozone's lost decade is such a disaster that anything the ECB does should be welcomed
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 3 Indian woman creates 'Marriage CV' after parents put her on dating site: 'Definitely not marriage material. Won’t grow long hair, ever'
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube