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.
24 June 2014 05:49 PM
In the age of social media, abuses of power can't stay hidden for long
22 June 2014 12:08 AM
The economy may be recovering but tax revenues aren’t. This is a mystery, with no happy ending
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
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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- 2 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 3 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights