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Hamish McRae

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Hamish McRae has a long association with The Independent and writes regular columns on business and finance, as well as the intersection between the worlds of economics and politics. He is an internationally respected writer and broadcaster, who has won numerous awards, including the coveted title of Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards.
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Hamish McRae The UK has to play the long game when it comes to China

Whatever the outcomes over Huawei and Hong Kong, the relationship will get worse before it gets better, writes Hamish McRae

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Hamish McRae Canning the Huawei project is one thing, the way we do it is another

There are costs to the UK in shutting out Huawei, but there are bigger costs in ignoring US pressure to exclude them, because the US is our largest export market, writes Hamish McRae

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Hamish McRae Recovery from a coronavirus recession will be determined by the people

The shutdown has made people realise what they really value and what is froth. It may well lead to the sort of spending habits we need for sustained economic recuperation, Hamish McRae says

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Hamish McRae Shops may be opening, but that will not save the economy

Governments are only governments. They can stop people doing things (not always successfully), but they can*t make them spend money if they don*t want to, writes Hamish McRae

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