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.
18 December 2014 12:51 AM
Economic View: We are not facing anything like as grave a crisis as we have twice in the past decade
16 December 2014 07:10 PM
BT's basic business of running wires into homes and businesses is hugely profitable
14 December 2014 12:00 AM
11 December 2014 12:56 AM
09 December 2014 06:18 PM
The pressure will be on the next government to use this extraordinarily powerful tool
07 December 2014 12:00 AM
Autumn Statement: If the Chancellor can’t predict the next six months, who knows what the deficit will be in five years?
03 December 2014 07:23 PM
Differences between the parties may not be great…. Whoever is running things, the squeeze must continue
02 December 2014 07:57 PM
It turns out we need not have bothered with sanctions, for their impact has been marginal
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
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
- 1 Asteroid narrowly scrapes past Earth: how to watch the closest space rock for decades as it flies by
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 5 Watch Richard Dawkins read his own hatemail: 'I hope you do get sodomised by satanic monkeys in hell'