PRESS DIGEST- British Business - April 8
April 8 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
The average price of a house in the UK has jumped 10.1 per cent over the year to March, the fastest price growth since July 2014, according to Halifax house price index. (bit.ly/23mlPJL)
The yen rose to its highest level in 17 months on Thursday, squeezing Japanese exports as Tokyo authorities and independent economists struggled to understand the continuing failure of negative interest rates to tame the surging currency. (bit.ly/1ULPpab)