GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares edge up; dollar gains vs yen on BOJ bets
Published: Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 9:21 PM ET
By: Angela Moon
*Apple meets forecasts; Amazon has big loss. NEW YORK, Oct 25- Shares on major world markets rose slightly on Thursday on better-than-expected corporate earnings and economic data while the dollar rallied to a four-year high against the yen on expectations Bank of Japan will ease monetary policy next week.