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.
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
Shoppers are flocking to spend their money, the pound is soaring – and the Government is counting its blessings
22 May 2014 12:00 AM
20 May 2014 06:00 PM
Recent fines make it look like the US is clamping down on tax evasion. But what of the trillions sent overseas by big corporations?
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
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
Former Tory donor Arron Banks ups his Ukip donation to £1million following William Hague 'nobody' comment
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
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