FMF Newsletter - SARB's superfluous inflation targeting is going to hurt

24 May 2023

SARB's superfluous inflation targeting hurts the economy and consumer pockets

Lehumo Sejaphala argues that the SA Reserve Bank's superfluous mandate of inflation targeting hurts the economy & consumer pockets. He suggests a monetary policy based on growth.


The real costs of bank deposit insurance

Deposit insurance is a risky game we all pay for. As government agencies expand to protect us, the consequences grow. Prudent risk management takes a backseat, leading to more crises and heavier regulation, writes Dr Richard J Grant. Read here.

Avoid collisions

Trevor Watkins unpacks his philosphy of avoiding collisions. He also argues that aviding collisions is a uniquely free market approach. Read here.


What South Africans Think

Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje will speak at our May event tomorrow on key issues in South African politics, including government performance, upcoming elections, voter engagement, energy policy, and citizens' priorities. Join us for an informative and engaging discussion.

  • What South Africans think about the performance of the government
  • Can the ANC retain its majority in 2024?
  • Can the DA remain the official opposition?
  • Do South Africans care about voting?
  • How has loadshedding shaped public opinion towards South Africa's energy policy choices?
  • What do ordinary people say they want the government to focus on?

πŸ—“οΈ Date:               25 May 2023

⏰ Time:              17h30 to 18h00 – Registration, cheese & wine
                            18h00 to 19h00 – Presentation & discussion

πŸ“ Venue:            Building 5, Bryanston Gate, 170 Curzon Road, Bryanston.
                            See directions here.

🎟️ Entry fee:       R50 per person (cash only) at door. Media free.

⚠️ Note:              Event can be attended in person OR via YouTube
Please RSVP below if you plan to join us in person (for catering purposes)

Contact us: +27 11 884 0270 |

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