Japan 5-Year CDS Spread vs. Venezuela 5-Year CDS Spread (3 Months)

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These charts were in today's CMA Daily Marketflash (free daily email I get).

Flash Trend

Japan's index finished at 57 percent higher than its 2012 close of 10,395.18.

Venezuela has finished the year with 56.2% inflation and economic growth of 1.6%, a decline from 5.6% in 2012.

Source: CMA, part of S&P Capital IQ

Wait, with Japanese consumer inflation rising at its "fastest pace in five years," shouldn't Japan's 5-year CDS spread be widening?

Here is more info on Venezuela's inflation rate and the Japanese stock market.

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