The UK is definitely recovering but we simply don't know if it will last

Economic View: It is not only boring snoring to go around saying there is no recovery. It is plain wrong

Hamish McRae: Rise in money supply indicates UK growth but can also signal inflation

Economic View: If Help to Buy distorts one section of the economy, QE distorts the whole thing

Hamish McRae: With political calamities piling up, why are markets so keen on the US?

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Hamish McRae: And now it's time to get out my crystal ball

Economic View

Hamish McRae: When the money taps are turned off, the scramble to recovery will begin

Economic View: The world ought to have several years of decent cyclical growth until the next recession

Hamish McRae: Education and financial services can give UK an edge over rivals

Economic view: The great brand names of Europe have a powerful lure throughout the emerging world

Hamish McRae: Two takes on health of the labour market – and both could be right

Economic View: Demand for labour is very uneven across the country and across skills

Hamish McRae: Markets blow Carney a raspberry as we enter an age of repression

Economic View: Costing people money in your first weeks in office is not a great way to establish your authority

Hamish McRae: UK must meet challenge of a rising population for the economy's sake

Can the South-east stay an attractive place to live if it has to fit in, say, 10 million more people?

Hamish McRae: It is in Europe's interest to be nice to us – even if we do want a divorce

From the City: We have had a dry run for this great debate in the one about the adoption of the euro

Hamish McRae: US economic good news may just be the tonic that interest rates thirst after

Economic View: What happens to US rates affects the rest of the world but so too does what happens to the US economy

Hamish McRae: We keep getting the balance so wrong when it comes to banking

The big point here is we have to patch... there is no point in endlessly playing the blame game

Hamish McRae: Quality, not quantity, likely to be the way ahead as banks try to boost lending

Economic View: I personally find it astounding that the West could have allowed such a build up of debt to occur

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