SEOUL Dec 1 South Korea's annual house price
growth cooled for an 11th straight month in November and marked
their slowest pace in two and a half years, data from the
country's top mortgage lender showed on Thursday.
Kookmin Bank's composite housing purchase price index gained
1.46 percent from a year earlier in November, compared to a 1.64
percent growth in October. It was the slowest rise since a 1.38
percent rise in May 2014, the data showed.
In monthly terms, prices rose 0.25 percent in November over
the previous month compared to a 0.24 percent rise in October.
(Reporting by Christine Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)