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Like the end of 2000 when energy stocks went counter to the general market indicator -- the Dow Jones Industrial Average -- and energy stocks rose for the year while the D-J dropped, this quarter saw the same counter operations but in different directions.
The remarks went counter to market expectations of an easier monetary policy, which are on the rise ahead of a BOJ Policy Board meeting set for Friday, brokers said.
In fact, Lewis's interest in the development of a black aesthetic went counter to the general drift of the magazine's cultural politics, which stressed that the U.