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.
26 February 2015 09:19 AM
Markets at the turn of the millennium were overpriced - it was the height of the dotcom boom
24 February 2015 06:24 PM
It is clear that the Fed will be competently and wisely led by Janet Yellen. We should be thankful
22 February 2015 12:00 AM
Power versus opportunity: politicians' priorities seldom match those of the big financial managers
19 February 2015 01:12 AM
Economic View: How do people manage to spend more if they are not earning more? We don't know the full answer
17 February 2015 07:43 PM
There will probably be a deal, but if there isn't, there will be a strong effort to keep the country in the euro
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
Maintaining America's economic recovery will be tricky, as interest rates are expected to increase by June
11 February 2015 11:19 PM
Economic View: India's GDP per head is only about one-fifth that of China, so it can grow faster for longer
10 February 2015 06:56 PM
For those of us who know and love Greece, the human side matters more
08 February 2015 12:00 AM
A new report puts the UK in the middle of the global indebtedness league, a table no one wants to top
05 February 2015 01:22 AM
Economic View: For most people in Britain this does not feel like a great recovery. For many businesses, it doesn't either
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Public anger after French sunbather beaten up by gang for wearing a bikini in Reims park
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
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- 3 Whoopi Goldberg tells Cara Delevingne to suck it up: 'She's not famous. I'M famous'
- 4 1000 people played Foo Fighters simultaneously to try and get them to play their city
- 5 Every club should be like Labour – you can’t join as a new member unless you’re already a member