Shares, currencies tentative as attention shifts to US election, stimulus

By Swati Pandey SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares held to tight ranges on Monday, as did currencies, as investors awaited developments on U.S. fiscal stimulus and coronavirus vaccines amid a resurgence of infections in Europe. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> was a shade weaker, though it was not too far from a June 2018 peak at 568.84. Australian <.

AXJO> and New Zealand <.NZ50> shares both opened in the red while South Korea's KOSPI <.KS11> was 0.1% up. U.S..

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