This week, furniture retailer Steinhoff will effectively stop trading on the JSE after a 25-year tenure in which its share price soared from R4 to R95, before plunging to 5c today. A R100,000 investment back in 1998 would have grown to R2.37m, before cratering to R1,250.

Clearly, not a share to buy for the grandchildren. ..

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