Jordan, October 7, 2018
UK house prices fall unexpectedly

London, Oct. 5 (Petra)-- UK house prices dropped unexpectedly in September, data from the Lloyds bank subsidiary Halifax and IHS Markit showed Friday.

House prices decreased 1.4 percent in September from August, confounding expectations for an increase of 0.2 percent. This was also much bigger than the 0.2 percent drop posted in August.

In three months to September, house price growth eased to 2.5 percent annually from 3.7 percent in three months to August.