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.
04 November 2014 06:07 PM
In the wake of the Virgin Galactic crash, there's a reason why his pioneering brand looks set to survive
02 November 2014 12:00 AM
30 October 2014 12:46 AM
Economic View: As so often in economics, a plus may, in the short term at least, seem a minus
28 October 2014 07:16 PM
Federal reserve action and the fracking revolution have helped President Obama lead a faster economic recovery than the rest of the west
26 October 2014 12:00 AM
The once mighty supermarket has stumbled into a new retail landscape in which the old rules no longer apply
Hamish McRae: The US oil boom is helping to power global growth but we don’t know how sustainable it will be
01 October 2014 10:12 PM
Economic View: Falling energy prices boost growth in consuming countries. We can feel that here in the UK
The baffling world of economic stats, where drug dealing counts towards GDP but working in a charity shop doesn’t
30 September 2014 06:37 PM
The economy was larger than previously thought. The recession not as bad as estimated
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
Now’s the time to get the public finances in order so the next recession won’t hurt as much as the last one
23 September 2014 09:38 PM
The house price boom really cannot continue and interest rates will inevitably rise
21 September 2014 12:00 AM
There are worrying forecasts that the entire bloc will show barely any growth for the next five years
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more