Steinhoff shareholders gave up expecting good news long ago; the best they hope for these days is that things are reasonably on track and that no new crisis has emerged on a previously unknown front. Inevitably every Sens announcement is greeted with a certain trepidation and processed through deep levels of scepticism.

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