LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - British house prices rose by the most in nearly six years in annual terms in October, jumping by 5.8%, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Friday.
Prices rose by 0.8% from September, a slight slowdown in the monthly growth pace.
A Reuters poll of economists had pointed to a 5.2% annual increase and a monthly rise of 0.4%. (Writing by William Schomberg, Editing by Paul Sandle)
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