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 May 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: The economy is growing and shares have hit a 14-year high... but interest rates are to stay at 0.5% until late next year. Why?
15 May 2014 12:00 AM
11 May 2014 12:00 AM
When housing bubbles burst, misery results. Prudential curbs on lending must be introduced now to cool an overheated market
08 May 2014 12:00 AM
04 May 2014 12:00 AM
01 May 2014 12:29 AM
It is the world’s largest importer of raw materials and the biggest importer of oil
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
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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