By Stanley White
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares stalled near record highs on Friday as investors weighed renewed doubts about a highly-anticipated coronavirus vaccine against hopes that some of the region's economies will recovery quicker than their Western peers.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.11% but remained with striking distance of a life-time peak touched this week. Australian shares were down 0.
56%. Japan's Nikkei fell 0.12% in choppy trade.
Shares in China rose 0.37%.....