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Jul 31, 2014

British house price growth slows in July – Nationwide

LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – British house prices stagnated
in July after strong growth last month, cooled by tougher checks
on mortgage lending, a survey from lender Nationwide showed on
Thursday.

House prices gained just 0.1 percent month-on-month, the
slowest pace since April last year and down from 1.0 percent in
June.

Jul 30, 2014
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via MacroScope

Still room for improvement with the BoE’s forward guidance, says IMF

There was plenty of support for the Bank of England’s stance on interest rates from the International Monetary Fund in its latest report on the British economy.

But it seemed a little less sure on how forward guidance – the Bank’s cornerstone policy since Governor Mark Carney took charge last year – has fared so far.

Jul 25, 2014
Jul 25, 2014

Britain’s recovery pushes economy past pre-crisis peak

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy is now bigger than it was before the financial crisis struck six years ago after strong growth in the second quarter that keeps it on track to lead the way among developed countries this year.

The return to its pre-crisis size comes years after other major economies passed the same landmark but will be a relief for the government ahead of a national election in 2015.

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