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Natural Gas Jul '20 (NGN20)

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Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Natural Gas Settles at a 6-1/2 Month High on Forecasts for Hot U.S. Temps to Return

Sep Nymex natural gas (NGU20) on Tuesday closed up +0.092 (+4.38%).

Sep nat-gas prices on Tuesday extended Monday's sharp rally and posted a 6-1/2 month nearest-futures high on forecasts for warmer temperatures, which would boost nat-gas demand from power plants to fuel increased air conditioning usage. Maxar, on Tuesday, said that temperatures would be above-normal across most lower 48 U.S. states during Aug 9-18.

Fund buying in nat-gas futures started Monday after Bank of America said prices are now at a "turning point," with summer heat in the U.S. slowing nat-gas storage gains and "the balance tightening rapidly heading into winter as demand recovers to full capacity and U.S. nat-gas production remains flat.

Temperatures during July were the hottest in 20 years, according to BNEF. Also, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center recently forecast warmer-than-normal temperatures across the U.S. from August to October.

A supportive factor for nat-gas prices is... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Natural Gas
Contract Size
10,000 MMBtu (million British thermal units)
Tick Size
0.001 per MMBtu ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$10,000
Margin/Maintenance
$2,200/2,000
First Notice Date
06/29/20
Expiration Date
06/26/20 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas Jul '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jul Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 28, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
538,330 (+10,353)
541,704 (+11,612)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
330,969 (+2,949)
349,663 (-1,237)
Producers - Long / Short
246,907 (+7,956)
234,061 (+6,010)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
172,214 (-426)
188,434 (+2,779)
Managed Money - Long / Short
278,410 (+7,294)
235,978 (-11,425)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
52,559 (-4,345)
113,685 (+10,188)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.432 +4.40%
on 06/26/20
1.979 -24.46%
on 05/27/20
-0.450 (-23.14%)
since 05/26/20
3-Month
1.432 +4.40%
on 06/26/20
2.364 -36.76%
on 05/05/20
-0.445 (-22.94%)
since 03/26/20
52-Week
1.432 +4.40%
on 06/26/20
2.547 -41.30%
on 07/12/19
-0.982 (-39.64%)
since 06/26/19

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1.633
1st Resistance Point 1.564
Last Price 1.495s
1st Support Level 1.429
2nd Support Level 1.363

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52-Week High 2.547
Fibonacci 61.8% 2.121
Fibonacci 50% 1.989
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.858
Last Price 1.495s
52-Week Low 1.432

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