July NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contracts Closed at $2.996 on Wednesday, June 27th

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Natural Gas
June 28, 2018
On Wednesday, June 27th – settlement day for the July Contract — the front-month NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contracts opened at $2.999, six cents above Tuesday’s closing price of $2.939.  In a relatively quiet trading day, prices fluctuated within a near five-cent range.  Moving between a low of $2.961 at midday and an intraday high of $3.007 ahead of 2:30PM, the July contract settled higher on Wednesday at $2.996.  Posting similar gains backed by bullish weather forecasts, the more heavily traded August contract closed five cents higher at $2.981.

The EIA Natural Gas Storage Report is due out at 10:30AM today.  The report is expected to show a 68 BCF injection to storage for the week ended June 22nd.  This compares to a 46 BCF injection at this time last year and a five-year average injection amount of 72 BCF.

This morning in Globex, WTI Crude was down 21 cents; Natural Gas was up two cents; Heating Oil was down one cent; and, Gasoline was down one cent.  
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