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UK monthly house price growth hits nearly 13-year high - Halifax

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - British house prices jumped in December by the most in monthly terms in nearly 13 years, mortgage lender Halifax said on Wednesday.

Prices rose by 1.7% last month from their level in November, the biggest monthly increase since February 2007, Halifax said.

In annual terms, house prices increased 4.0% year-on-year, the biggest such increase since February 2018, after a 2.1% rise in November. (Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Alison Williams)

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