July NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contract Closed at $2.329 on Wednesday, June 7th

Market Insights
Natural Gas
June 8, 2023
Wednesday, June 7th saw the front-month NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contract open at $2.318, nearly six cents above Tuesday’s closing price of $2.262. Recording the intraday high of $2.345 before 9:15AM, prices trended downward to record the intraday low of $2.270 at 10:55AM. As traders focused on the impending wave of cooling demand, prices maintained the early rally momentum to trade sideways near $2.315 into the afternoon. July closed higher on Wednesday at $2.329.

The EIA Natural Gas Storage Report is due out on Thursday at 10:30AM. The report is expected to show a 117 BCF injection to storage for the week ended June 2. This compares to a 102 BCF injection at this time last year and a five-year average injection amount of 100 BCF.

As of 6:45AM EST this morning in Globex, WTI Crude was up 54 cents; Natural Gas was up one cent; Heating Oil was up two cents; and Gasoline was up two cents.
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