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.
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
Shoppers are flocking to spend their money, the pound is soaring – and the Government is counting its blessings
22 May 2014 12:00 AM
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more