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.
Shoppers are flocking to spend their money, the pound is soaring – and the Government is counting its blessings
22 May 2014 12:00 AM
20 May 2014 06:00 PM
Recent fines make it look like the US is clamping down on tax evasion. But what of the trillions sent overseas by big corporations?
18 May 2014 12:00 AM
Hamish McRae: The economy is growing and shares have hit a 14-year high... but interest rates are to stay at 0.5% until late next year. Why?
15 May 2014 12:00 AM
11 May 2014 12:00 AM
When housing bubbles burst, misery results. Prudential curbs on lending must be introduced now to cool an overheated market
08 May 2014 12:00 AM
04 May 2014 12:00 AM
01 May 2014 12:29 AM
It is the world’s largest importer of raw materials and the biggest importer of oil
A huge UK-based company is the subject of a takeover by an even bigger US-based company. Should we be worried?
29 April 2014 06:55 PM
If the Pfizer deal goes through, this isn't just yet another story of a British company selling out to a foreign one. It's about tax, too
27 April 2014 12:00 AM
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 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