Stocks lifted ahead of long weekend-continued

April 5, 2012--South African stocks clawed back some lost ground on Thursday, as investors bought back shares of Kumba Iron Ore and other resource stocks that had been hammered in the previous session.
But traders said the recovery was also tempered with caution, ahead of a four-day Easter holiday that starts on Friday.

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