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    Against a positive outlook

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    In the following sentence, is "against" below means "not" or "opposite"?

    Against a positive medium-term growth outlook, Chinese shares are also trading at attractive valuations.

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    Anthony the learner

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    Re: Against a positive outlook

    Quote Originally Posted by patran View Post
    In the following sentence, is does "against" below means "not" or "opposite"?

    Against a positive medium-term growth outlook, Chinese shares are also trading at attractive valuations.
    It means 'In contrast to'.

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