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Our country can no longer afford foreign exchange controls

 14 Feb 20
In 1995, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel announced a five-year “phasing-out process” because as he said, “the rand is not under our control …”…

The simple reason why a state bank is unnecessary

 25 Sep 19
There’s nothing about South Africa that makes it impossible to start a successful business here. Nothing that is, except the government.…

Where can we store our value?

10 Sep 19   Rob Price
We save in order to spend in the future. To do this effectively, we need to know that our future spending power will be at least equal to current spending power, that the savings will “store value”.…

Finance bill delegates huge legislative power to unelected people

07 May 19   Gary Moore
The Treasury wants parliament to give up large swathes of its lawmaking power in favour of a handful of unelected appointees.…