GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares edge up on earnings; U.S. Treasuries dip

April 22, 2015 6:02 PM

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* Brent advances on Yemen, WTI crude choppy (Adds close of European markets)

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - Stocks in major markets edged higher on Wednesday as the latest batch of U.S. corporate earnings held equities in check, while U.S. Treasury prices declined after home sales data added to anticipation of a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this year.

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