Business Insider reports on a gain in the Case-Shiller home price index, released Tuesday. The Hanley Wood Data Studio is presently crunching the numbers and will be out with a full report later this morning. Here's BI:

Home prices rose more than expected in March, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index.

Prices in 20 major cities rose 0.85% month-on-month and 5.43% year-on-year.

Economists forecast that the 20-city index rose 0.75% month-on-month, according to Bloomberg. Compared to last year, they forecast a 5.11% rise. The price gains for February were revised higher.

Prices rose the most in Portland, Seattle and Denver compared to last year.

"These cities also saw some of the largest declines in unemployment rates among the 20 cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller Indices," said David Blitzer, chairman of the index committee at S&P Down Jones Indices.

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