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October NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contracts Closed at $3.070 on Friday, September 1st

Sep 05, 2017

Friday, September 1st – saw the front-month NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Contracts open at $3.005, below Thursday’s closing price of $ $3.040.  Dropping to the intraday low of $2.998 as markets opened, prices traded along $3.010 until bounding higher at 9:30AM.  Stabilizing near $3.080 ninety minutes later, the contract rose to the intraday high of $3.088 shortly after noon.  Persisting along this level to finish out the day, October closed higher on Friday at $3.070.

In observance of Labor Day, the NYMEX was closed on Monday, September 4th.

This morning in Globex, WTI Crude was up 71 cents; Natural Gas was down eight cents; Heating Oil was down two cents; and, Gasoline was down six cents.  Additionally, cash prices were lower in New York and New England.


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