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.
A huge UK-based company is the subject of a takeover by an even bigger US-based company. Should we be worried?
29 April 2014 06:55 PM
If the Pfizer deal goes through, this isn't just yet another story of a British company selling out to a foreign one. It's about tax, too
27 April 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: Here's hoping that Britain's economy has the capacity to keep boosting output for some time to come
24 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Not only is headline unemployment coming down but vacancy rates are rising
22 April 2014 06:52 PM
The EU, reasonably enough you might think, wants to cut emissions even further
A strong pound is good news if you like to travel. But what does it mean for our companies and overheated housing market?
22 April 2014 06:49 PM
In a world of confusion, sterling-denominated assets don’t look too bad
13 April 2014 12:00 AM
We are unlikely to create a new Co-op or set of mutuals, but the spirit they embody should be saved
Hamish McRae: Money tightening takes centre stage as danger looms that the Bank of England may repeat previous mistakes
10 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Maybe electorates actually want moderate fiscal and monetary policies
09 April 2014 07:41 PM
So Greece is returning to the markets to borrow money. The investors who lost big on their bond holdings at the peak of the crisis four years ago will doubtless be more careful this time.
08 April 2014 06:31 PM
But this is just a result of a change in the way the ONS measures things
08 April 2014 05:42 PM
Higgins' visit comes at a time when Ireland's economy is at last creating jobs in solid numbers
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
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