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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has raised its growth forecast for the British economy, despite initial Brexit fears.
The OECD credited strong economic performance coupled with prompt action by the Bank of England to stabilise markets for upping its UK growth projections for 2016 by 0.1% to 1.8%.
ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston said the figure suggests former Chancellor George Osborne was wrong to issue stark warnings of an immediate economic disaster if the country voted to leave the EU.
However, despite hailing the latest figures, the OECD said growth for 2017 would be "well below" pre-referendum forecasts.
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The cost of moving house has soared by £870 over the past year - reaching an average of almost £11,000, a report has found.Read the full story ›
The average house price in the UK has increased by £17,000 in the last year.
The increase means that the average house price in the UK is now £217,000.
Property values also increased by £1,000 on average in the last month, continuing a "strong" run of growth, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
As of July the average house price in England stood at £233,000, while in Wales it was £145,000, in Scotland it was £144,000 and in Northern Ireland it was £123,000.
As the effects of Brexit on the housing market become clearer in the coming months, Thomas Fisher, an economist at PwC, said: "Our own expectation is that the UK housing market will cool not crash."