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.
29 January 2015 12:46 AM
Economic View: Whenever there is a political shock, you should beware of instant market reactions
27 January 2015 08:46 PM
Job insecurity means saving in the good times to tide over the uncertain ones
25 January 2015 12:00 AM
No one will admit it, but we are in the middle of a pre-election boom. And we all know what follows...
22 January 2015 12:28 AM
Economic View: When you make money you are clever; when you lose it, it is someone else's fault
21 January 2015 09:26 AM
Growth makes the rich richer – but then it also makes all of us richer
20 January 2015 06:57 PM
Redistributive action can help at the margin, but it won't fix the problem without growth
15 January 2015 12:47 AM
Economic View: The eurozone's lost decade is such a disaster that anything the ECB does should be welcomed
13 January 2015 06:52 PM
Falling current prices are a rare experience indeed
11 January 2015 12:00 AM
08 January 2015 01:28 AM
Economic View: The euro has encouraged economic divergence, exactly the opposite to what its promoters predicted
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan