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.
17 July 2015 01:23 AM
14 July 2015 06:49 PM
Every remark by Fed chair Janet Yellen, every bit of new data, is crawled over, with the markets making their knee-jerk response
11 July 2015 09:00 PM
Other nations are suffering the double whammy of high debt and a falling working-age population
09 July 2015 12:37 AM
The biggest threat is that this economic cycle turns down before the end of the Parliament. It is odds-on that it will
07 July 2015 05:58 PM
While flexibility will have to be brought into the eurozone, the path won't be smooth
04 July 2015 09:00 PM
Circumstances favour the Chancellor as he delivers his Budget, but the deficit still has a long way to fall
02 July 2015 01:26 AM
30 June 2015 09:17 PM
The infuriating thing about Europe's current underperformance is that it ought to be doing so much better
27 June 2015 09:00 PM
It's not for me to say how Greeks should vote, but would more austerity really be in their best interests?
25 June 2015 01:25 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 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train