For the y/y, comes in at +1.8%

  • prior was +1.3% y/y

This data point is not usually much of a focus for the FX market. Even if it was, the expected Verizon/Vodafone vote due Monday is of bigger importance today. Mike posted on it over the weekend.

And, if you are just waking up, bleary-eyed after a busy weekend and wishing you were back in bed (like, ummm … a friend of mine; not me, OK?), here’s the big news: