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Natural Gas Futures And News

The current price of natural gas today is $1.92 per MMBtu. Live charts, historical data, futures contracts, and breaking news on natural gas prices can be found below.

Natural Gas Apr 2024
1.92
+0.00 (+0.21%)
Open
1.93
Day Range
1.91 - 1.94
Volume
1.1K
5 Day
+2.97%
1 Month
-9.90%
3 Month
-30.83%
YTD
-20.00%
1 Year
-85.57%

Futures Contracts

Contract
Last
Change
Open
High
Low
Date
1.922
+0.006
1.928
1.938
1.912
18:03
2.073
+0
2.076
2.087
2.067
18:03
2.311
-0.001
2.319
2.325
2.308
18:03
2.575
+0.008
2.569
2.575
2.569
17:03
2.632
-0.007
2.632
2.632
2.632
18:03
2.626
+0.003
2.626
2.626
2.626
17:03
2.69
+0
2.69
2.69
2.69
18:03
3.071
+0.079
3.04
3.113
3.027
16:03
3.549
+0.072
3.51
3.58
3.5
16:03
3.805
-0.013
3.805
3.805
3.805
18:03
3.644
-0.014
3.644
3.644
3.644
18:03
3.291
-0.011
3.289
3.291
3.289
17:03
3.074
+0.059
3.041
3.088
3.013
16:03
3.106
+0.054
3.077
3.119
3.076
16:03
3.269
+0.05
3.241
3.284
3.241
16:03
3.434
+0.043
3.416
3.451
3.416
16:03
3.47
+0.04
3.454
3.489
3.453
16:03
3.426
+0.037
3.414
3.445
3.407
16:03
3.461
-0.021
3.463
3.463
3.461
17:03
3.813
+0.034
3.812
3.813
3.795
16:03
4.223
+0.032
4.201
4.223
4.201
16:03
4.477
+0.037
4.454
4.477
4.454
16:03
4.269
+0.033
4.264
4.269
4.264
16:03
3.71
+0.027
3.706
3.71
3.706
16:03
3.315
+0.019
3.322
3.322
3.315
11:03
3.313
+0.013
3.313
3.313
3.313
16:03
3.464
+0.018
3.472
3.472
3.464
16:03
3.623
+0.023
3.623
3.623
3.623
16:03
3.656
+0.025
3.656
3.656
3.656
16:03
3.616
+0.026
3.616
3.616
3.616
12:03
3.681
+0.028
3.681
3.681
3.681
16:03
4.021
+0.029
0
4.021
4.021
16:03
4.454
+0.037
4.454
4.454
4.454
16:03
4.698
+0.039
4.698
4.698
4.698
16:03
4.498
+0.039
4.498
4.498
4.498
16:03
3.793
+0.037
0
3.793
3.793
16:03
3.264
+0.031
3.264
3.264
3.264
16:03
3.261
+0.028
3.261
3.261
3.261
16:03
3.409
+0.024
3.409
3.409
3.409
16:03
3.56
+0.02
0
3.56
3.56
16:03
3.596
+0.017
0
3.596
3.596
16:03
3.552
+0.013
0
3.552
3.552
16:03
3.618
+0.009
3.618
3.618
3.618
16:03
3.95
-0.014
3.95
3.95
3.95
16:03
4.396
+0.002
4.396
4.396
4.396
16:03
4.644
+0
4.644
4.644
4.644
16:03
4.434
+0.01
4.434
4.434
4.434
16:03
3.752
+0.008
0
3.752
3.752
16:03
3.202
-0.005
0
3.202
3.202
16:03
3.196
+0.004
3.196
3.196
3.196
16:03
3.338
+0.003
0
3.338
3.338
16:03
3.484
+0.002
0
3.484
3.484
16:03
3.509
+0.001
3.509
3.509
3.509
16:03
3.467
+0
0
3.467
3.467
16:03
3.527
-0.001
0
3.527
3.527
16:03
3.863
-0.002
0
3.863
3.863
16:03
4.302
-0.003
4.302
4.302
4.302
16:03
4.556
-0.004
4.556
4.556
4.556
16:03
4.33
-0.005
4.33
4.33
4.33
16:03
3.638
-0.006
0
3.638
3.638
16:03
3.088
-0.018
0
3.088
3.088
16:03
3.083
-0.018
0
3.083
3.083
16:03
3.233
-0.018
0
3.233
3.233
16:03
3.393
-0.018
0
3.393
3.393
16:03
3.442
-0.018
0
3.442
3.442
16:03
3.409
-0.018
0
3.409
3.409
16:03
3.474
-0.018
0
3.474
3.474
16:03
3.822
-0.018
0
3.822
3.822
16:03
4.265
-0.018
4.265
4.265
4.265
16:03
4.506
-0.018
4.506
4.506
4.506
16:03
4.314
-0.018
4.314
4.314
4.314
16:03
3.606
-0.018
3.606
3.606
3.606
16:03
2.998
-0.018
0
2.998
2.998
16:03
2.985
-0.018
2.985
2.985
2.985
16:03
3.109
-0.018
0
3.109
3.109
16:03
3.234
-0.018
0
3.234
3.234
16:03
3.28
-0.018
0
3.28
3.28
16:03
3.257
-0.018
0
3.257
3.257
16:03
3.381
-0.018
0
3.381
3.381
16:03
3.731
-0.018
0
3.731
3.731
16:03
4.181
-0.018
0
4.181
4.181
16:03
4.456
-0.018
0
4.456
4.456
16:03
4.284
-0.018
0
4.284
4.284
16:03
3.713
-0.018
0
3.713
3.713
16:03
3.126
-0.018
0
3.126
3.126
16:03
3.103
-0.018
0
3.103
3.103
16:03
3.201
-0.018
0
3.201
3.201
16:03
3.3
-0.018
0
3.3
3.3
16:03
3.337
-0.018
0
3.337
3.337
16:03
3.351
-0.018
0
3.351
3.351
16:03
3.419
-0.018
0
3.419
3.419
16:03
3.738
-0.018
0
3.738
3.738
16:03
4.116
-0.018
0
4.116
4.116
16:03
4.358
-0.018
0
4.358
4.358
16:03
4.143
-0.018
0
4.143
4.143
16:03
3.455
-0.018
0
3.455
3.455
16:03
2.875
-0.018
0
2.875
2.875
16:03
2.853
-0.018
2.853
2.853
2.853
16:03
2.953
-0.018
0
2.953
2.953
16:03
3.053
-0.018
0
3.053
3.053
16:03
3.093
-0.018
0
3.093
3.093
16:03
3.108
-0.018
0
3.108
3.108
16:03
3.154
-0.018
0
3.154
3.154
16:03
3.359
-0.018
0
3.359
3.359
16:03
3.759
-0.018
0
3.759
3.759
16:03
3.994
-0.018
0
3.994
3.994
16:03
3.814
-0.018
0
3.814
3.814
16:03
3.389
-0.018
0
3.389
3.389
16:03
2.964
-0.018
0
2.964
2.964
16:03
2.942
-0.018
0
2.942
2.942
16:03
2.977
-0.018
0
2.977
2.977
16:03
3.017
-0.018
0
3.017
3.017
16:03
3.057
-0.018
0
3.057
3.057
16:03
3.072
-0.018
0
3.072
3.072
16:03
3.118
-0.018
0
3.118
3.118
16:03
3.293
-0.018
0
3.293
3.293
16:03
3.693
-0.018
0
3.693
3.693
16:03
3.918
-0.018
0
3.918
3.918
16:03
3.758
-0.018
0
3.758
3.758
16:03
3.483
-0.018
0
3.483
3.483
16:03

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What Are Natural Gas Futures?


Natural gas futures are financial contracts that enable traders to buy or sell a specified quantity of natural gas at a predetermined price on a future date. These contracts serve as a risk management tool, allowing participants to hedge against price fluctuations and speculate on market movements.

How Do Natural Gas Futures Impact Prices?


The prices of natural gas futures are closely tied to the supply and demand dynamics of the natural gas market. Economic indicators, geopolitical events, and weather patterns can significantly influence prices as well. Traders and investors use futures contracts to gain exposure to these price movements, mitigating risk or seeking profit opportunities.

Factors Influencing Natural Gas Futures:


Supply and Demand: Changes in production levels and consumption patterns impact prices. New projects can take a long time to bring online, meaning supply is frequently less elastic than demand.

Weather Conditions: Cold winters, for example, increase demand for heating - pushing natural gas prices higher.

Geopolitical Events: Political instability in key natural gas-producing regions can cause price fluctuations by taking supply off the market.

Economic Indicators: Economic health and growth rates influence energy consumption and prices.

FAQs

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What Drives Natural Gas Futures Prices?

Natural gas futures prices are primarily driven by supply and demand dynamics, weather conditions, geopolitical events, and economic indicators. Understanding these factors is crucial for anticipating price movements.

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How Can Businesses Benefit From Natural Gas Futures?

Businesses can use natural gas futures to manage the risk of price volatility. For example, a company heavily reliant on natural gas for operations can hedge against rising prices by entering into futures contracts, ensuring stable costs.

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Are Natural Gas Futures Only for Speculators?

No, natural gas futures serve both hedgers and speculators. Hedgers use futures contracts to mitigate risk, while speculators aim to profit from price movements. This dual function makes the market more robust and liquid.

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How Does Weather Affect Natural Gas Futures?

Weather plays a significant role in natural gas futures. Cold weather and very hot weather will increase demand for natural gas due to the need for heating and cooling. Traders closely monitor weather forecasts to anticipate potential price spikes.

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What Role Do Economic Indicators Play in Natural Gas Futures?

Economic indicators, such as GDP growth and industrial production, influence energy consumption and, consequently, natural gas prices. Traders analyze these indicators to gauge the overall economic health and potential market trends.

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How Often Do Natural Gas Futures Contracts Expire?

Natural gas futures contracts typically expire on a monthly basis. Traders need to be aware of expiration dates and either close their positions or roll them over into the next contract to avoid physical delivery.



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