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Long-dated gilts hit two-year high as IMF view sends investors into safe-havens

LONDON (Reuters) – British 30-year gilt prices rose to their highest level in more than two years on Wednesday as investors carried on pouring money into safe-haven assets after a downbeat global economic outlook from the International Monetary Fund.

British government bond prices rose across the range of maturities as riskier assets such as equities fell around the world, with the longest-dated bonds performing most strongly.

Oct 8, 2014

UK house prices rise more rapidly than expected in September – Halifax

LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose more rapidly than expected on the month in September, although the market looks likely to moderate heading into next year, a survey from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday.

House prices rose 0.6 percent last month, beating a Reuters poll forecast for a 0.2 percent upturn, and compared with no growth in August.

Oct 8, 2014

UK house prices rise more rapidly than expected

LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose more rapidly than expected on the month in September, although the market looks likely to moderate heading into next year, a survey from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday.

House prices rose 0.6 percent last month, beating a Reuters poll forecast for a 0.2 percent upturn, and compared with no growth in August.

Oct 8, 2014

UK house prices rise more rapidly than expected in Sept -Halifax

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – British house prices rose more
rapidly than expected on the month in September, although the
market looks likely to moderate heading into next year, a survey
from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday.

House prices rose 0.6 percent last month, beating a Reuters
poll forecast for a 0.2 percent upturn, and compared with no
growth in August.