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Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae is an award-winning business and economics journalist. He writes a weekly column for i.

Article thumbnail: FILE PHOTO: People walk outside the Bank of England in the City of London financial district in London, Britain May 11, 2023. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo

I was wrong about UK interest rates – economists like me need to understand why

My mistake, I think, was not paying enough attention to what the markets wanted

Thames Water has been a disaster for 20 years. We're too late for renationalisation

The clouds darken for home buyers but the Government must stand firm

Article thumbnail: New Pound coins. Introduced in 2017.

If Sunak wants to boost trade, he should forget Britain's 'special relationship' with the US

How the US debt ceiling deal could help steady the UK's housing market