By Alun John and Koh Gui Qing
HONG KONG/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up on Thursday and were set to end a tumultuous 2020 at record highs, while growing investor hopes for a global economic recovery caused the dollar to fall further against most major currencies.
MSCI's gauge of Asia-Pacific shares excluding Japan rose 0.
1% to its latest peak, having explored fresh territory repeatedly late in the year. But year-end trading was typically thin.
The index is set for a fourth-quarter gain of over 19%, which would be.....