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.
22 June 2014 12:08 AM
The economy may be recovering but tax revenues aren’t. This is a mystery, with no happy ending
17 June 2014 06:07 PM
From Russia to Iraq, the demand for gas and oil is fuelling an increasingly violent global power struggle
Hamish McRae: Jobs are being created faster than at any time since records began – but wages, it seems, remain stubbornly low. What's going on?
12 June 2014 12:00 AM
10 June 2014 07:16 PM
The latest global wealth survey adds to Piketty – but with a twist
08 June 2014 12:00 AM
05 June 2014 12:00 AM
03 June 2014 04:37 PM
We don’t know whether this new app will deliver more seamless health care, but the prize, if possible, could be a healthier Western world
All things being equal, there’s more to be said about Britain’s rich than you'll find in Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
In the row over Thomas Piketty’s book on wealth and capitalism, some valuable points were missed
Hamish McRae: The European Central Bank is widely expected to act next week against low inflation and bank lending
28 May 2014 06:34 PM
Economic View: Easing monetary policy will be good for European companies and their share prices
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
- 3 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
- 5 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned into a PR disaster