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.
14 September 2014 12:00 AM
Sarasota is where Americans – particularly rich ones – are choosing to live
10 September 2014 07:14 PM
The less-clear message is that holders of Scottish assets are wary of independence
09 September 2014 06:28 PM
Even cities that have lagged behind are now putting in infrastructure
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: Changes in counting GDP growth show that Britain’s recovery was better than we thought
04 September 2014 12:56 AM
Economic View: If people decided to spend their money on drugs, rather than say, booze, that is their choice
There are good reasons to pump the eurozone with money – but whether it will work, as quantitative easing did in the UK, is far from certain
02 September 2014 07:32 PM
The rationale for action is clear - growth has more or less stopped
07 August 2014 12:45 AM
Economic View: Those of us who thought that the amplitude of cycles was diminishing were proved spectacularly wrong
05 August 2014 06:23 PM
Regional self-governance would probably do a better job than our current over-centralised structures
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: US Inc is pretty chipper, but there will be a correction to the stock market before too long
31 July 2014 12:29 AM
Economic View: Don’t you love the way in the US people talk of earnings, whereas we here talk of profits?
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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