Finance::Quote::MGEX - download Minneapolis Grain Exchange quotes
use Finance::Quote; my $fq = Finance::Quote->new ('MGEX'); my %quotes = $fq->fetch('mgex', 'MWZ11');
This module downloads commodity futures quotes from the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX),
Using the futures page
The available symbols are for example
MWZ11 Minneapolis wheat KEZ11 Kansas wheat ZWZ11 CBOT wheat ICU11 national corn index IHU11 hard red winter wheat index IPU11 hard red spring wheat index ISU11 national soybean index IWU11 soft red spring wheat index
The "Z11" or "U11" is the contract month letter and the year "11" for 2011. The month letters are the usual U.S. futures style
F January G February H March J April K May M June N July Q August U September V October X November Z December
The following standard F-Q fields are returned
name currency bid ask open high low last close net method source success errormsg
Plus the following extras
time ISO string "HH:MM" contract_month_iso ISO format YYYY-MM-DD contract month
Prices on the web pages are in eighths but are always returned here as decimals so they can be used arithmetically. For instance "195-2" meaning 195 2/8 becomes "195.25".
MGEX web site http://www.mgex.com
Copyright 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Kevin Ryde
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