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.
22 April 2014 06:52 PM
The EU, reasonably enough you might think, wants to cut emissions even further
A strong pound is good news if you like to travel. But what does it mean for our companies and overheated housing market?
22 April 2014 06:49 PM
In a world of confusion, sterling-denominated assets don’t look too bad
13 April 2014 12:00 AM
We are unlikely to create a new Co-op or set of mutuals, but the spirit they embody should be saved
Hamish McRae: Money tightening takes centre stage as danger looms that the Bank of England may repeat previous mistakes
10 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Maybe electorates actually want moderate fiscal and monetary policies
09 April 2014 07:41 PM
So Greece is returning to the markets to borrow money. The investors who lost big on their bond holdings at the peak of the crisis four years ago will doubtless be more careful this time.
08 April 2014 06:31 PM
But this is just a result of a change in the way the ONS measures things
08 April 2014 05:42 PM
Higgins' visit comes at a time when Ireland's economy is at last creating jobs in solid numbers
06 April 2014 12:00 AM
The European Central Bank has helped avert economic catastrophe. But it can't perform miracles
Hamish McRae: Enthusiasm is sweeping through developed markets as companies rediscover their 'animal spirits'
03 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: Maybe we should just be grateful that the corporate world is getting its mojo back
The suburbs are becoming uneasy as home-grown inequality turns the American Dream into the American nightmare
01 April 2014 07:16 PM
The very top income groups have done far better than middle and lower ones
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 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