Australian shares have risen slightly despite COVID-19 restrictions tightening in Victoria and NSW.
- The Australian dollar is trading flat at 77.06 US cents
- Asian markets have started the year strong with Japan’s Nikkei rising to a 30-year peak
- Elections in the US on Wednesday will determine which party controls the Senate
The ASX 200 and All Ordinaries both rose 0.95 per cent by 12:00pm AEDT on Monday to 6,651 and 6,915 points respectively.
But the rise is not expected to last as the number…