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National Corn Index

Based on the National Corn Index compiled daily by DTN, the MGEX National Corn Index futures and options trade electronically on the Globex® trading platform.

MGEX National Corn Index financially settled futures and options tend to track the cash market more closely than traditional contracts, which are based on delivery to a few terminal elevators. As a result, these contracts offer a myriad of new ways to trade between markets, establish synthetic basis trades and more accurately hedge positions in the country.

* Seasonal Opportunities with NCI Synthetic Basis Positions
* NCI as a Complimentary Hedge
* NCI Basis Volatility
* NCI-Basis Hedge Effectiveness
* NCI Bids by State
* How the NCI is Calculated
   * NCI Convergence to Spot Charts
* Options Advantage
* MGEX Spread Choices
* Corn Spreads/Basis Charts
  * NCI TRACKIT customizable basis-tracking spreadsheet
  * Quotes and Charts
  * DTN Spot Historical Index Prices
  * N. Central Iowa Corn Basis

Learn more about the MGEX Agricultural Indexes:

MGEX Index FAQ   Contract Specifications    Financial Settlement Defined    Agricultural Indexes Brochure    

Wheat Spread Opportunities    Index Futures Monthly Settlement Prices     Historical Spot DTN Indexes   

The Options Advantage     Sparks Study of MGEX Indexes       Quotes and Charts      MGEX MarketNews Archive

Trading at MGEX:

Margin Requirements    Trading and Clearing Fees      Electronic Trading Information 

MGEX Ticker Symbols and Trading Hours         Trading Calendars and Exchange Holidays


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