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.
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
Sarasota is where Americans – particularly rich ones – are choosing to live
10 September 2014 07:14 PM
The less-clear message is that holders of Scottish assets are wary of independence
09 September 2014 06:28 PM
Even cities that have lagged behind are now putting in infrastructure
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: Changes in counting GDP growth show that Britain’s recovery was better than we thought
04 September 2014 12:56 AM
Economic View: If people decided to spend their money on drugs, rather than say, booze, that is their choice
There are good reasons to pump the eurozone with money – but whether it will work, as quantitative easing did in the UK, is far from certain
02 September 2014 07:32 PM
The rationale for action is clear - growth has more or less stopped
07 August 2014 12:45 AM
Economic View: Those of us who thought that the amplitude of cycles was diminishing were proved spectacularly wrong
05 August 2014 06:23 PM
Regional self-governance would probably do a better job than our current over-centralised structures
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: US Inc is pretty chipper, but there will be a correction to the stock market before too long
31 July 2014 12:29 AM
Economic View: Don’t you love the way in the US people talk of earnings, whereas we here talk of profits?
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'