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unstable by being overloaded at the top

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stocks' plunge, investors have likely been discouraged by top-heaviness of the Nikkei index at around the 11,000 line, prompting them to lock in profits from rises in share prices since late last year,'' said Yutaka Miura, deputy head of the equity information division at Shinko Securities Co.
The idea is that the zone can run its system more efficiently, and the MTA should jettison some of its top-heaviness.
We are continuing to eliminate top-heaviness in the management structure and to cut costs wherever there is not commensurate added value for the shareholders.
It can also be planted along the top of a retaining wall where its tendency toward top-heaviness will cause its stems to bend down, providing you with a flowery wall hanging each spring.
Long-term Japanese government bonds (JGBs) and JGB futures edged up Friday morning on buying prompted by top-heaviness in Tokyo stocks.
TOKYO - Long-term Japanese government bonds (JGBs) and JGB futures edged up Friday morning on buying prompted by top-heaviness in Tokyo stocks.