Nikkei sheds 1.5 pct, snapping 5-day winning run
TOKYO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average shed 1.5 percent on Monday, retreating from a three-week closing high following losses on Wall Street after U.S. bellwethers General Electric and McDonald's added to a disappointing earnings seasons. The Nikkei dropped 131.60 points to 8,871.08, snapping a five-day winning streak, while the broader Topix index lost 1.3 percent to 744.99.
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