Halifax HPI m/m

MeasuresChange in the price of homes financed by HBOS;
Usual Effect'Actual' greater than 'Forecast' is good for currency;
FrequencyReleased monthly, about 5 days after the month ends;
Next Release
FF NotesThe exact release date is usually not announced by HBOS until shortly before it's released. There are 2 earlier reports on housing inflation, but this data is broad and based on HBOS's internal mortgage approval figures, which can lead sale-completion indicators by more than a month;
Why Traders
It's a leading indicator of the housing industry's health because rising house prices attract investors and spur industry activity;
Also CalledHBOS HPI;
Acro ExpandHouse Price Index (HPI), Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS);