Record July for Financial Natural Gas options (LN)

    • Record average daily screen volume of 26,107, +13 times YoY
    • 27% traded on screen, compared to 2% a year ago
    • Record 65,000 lots traded on screen on 18 July

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Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Settlements

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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
SEP 16 2.790 2.825 2.749 2.813 UNCH 0 21,004 23,443
OCT 16 2.825 2.858 2.782 2.851 UNCH 0 21,746 238,766
NOV 16 2.958 2.990 2.913 2.986 UNCH 0 3,444 188,143
DEC 16 3.164 3.198 3.118 3.198 UNCH 0 2,663 78,160
JAN 17 3.280 3.313B 3.238 3.313B UNCH 0 2,154 127,142
FEB 17 3.303 3.313 3.239 3.313 UNCH 0 2,426 33,988
MAR 17 3.252 3.270 3.206 3.268 UNCH 0 2,319 89,114
APR 17 2.999 3.010 2.960 3.010 UNCH 0 710 66,592
MAY 17 2.974 2.982B 2.943 2.980 UNCH 0 689 23,861
JUN 17 2.986 3.009 2.985A 3.007 UNCH 0 519 24,052
JLY 17 2.997 3.035 2.997 3.035 UNCH 0 224 15,481
AUG 17 3.006 3.043 3.006 3.043 UNCH 0 158 14,453
SEP 17 3.021 3.028B 2.985A 3.027 UNCH 0 293 16,223
OCT 17 3.012 3.049 3.011 3.048 UNCH 0 486 28,518
NOV 17 3.084 3.099 3.061A 3.099 UNCH 0 467 13,093
DEC 17 3.200 3.234 3.193 3.234 UNCH 0 171 16,060
JAN 18 - 3.330B - 3.330B UNCH 0 73 13,814
FEB 18 - - - - UNCH 0 45 3,637
MAR 18 3.211 3.211 3.211 3.211 UNCH 0 21 9,133
APR 18 - - - - UNCH 0 3 10,141
MAY 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1,586
JUN 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1,744
JLY 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1,501
AUG 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1,478
SEP 18 - - - - UNCH 0 5 885
OCT 18 - - 2.875A 2.875A UNCH 0 6 2,060
NOV 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1,706
DEC 18 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2,356
JAN 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 794
FEB 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 475
MAR 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 356
APR 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 421
MAY 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 296
JUN 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 277
JLY 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 320
AUG 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 390
SEP 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 267
OCT 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 263
NOV 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 266
DEC 19 - - - - UNCH 0 0 268
JAN 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 375
FEB 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 182
MAR 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 128
APR 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 198
MAY 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 84
JUN 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 91
JLY 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 155
AUG 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 89
SEP 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 94
OCT 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 76
NOV 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 76
DEC 20 - - - - UNCH 0 0 474
JAN 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
FEB 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
MAR 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
APR 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
MAY 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 55
JUN 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
JLY 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
AUG 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
SEP 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
OCT 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
NOV 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 54
DEC 21 - - - - UNCH 0 0 55
JAN 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
FEB 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
MAR 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 3
APR 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 7
MAY 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 3
JUN 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
JLY 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 3
AUG 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 3
SEP 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
OCT 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
NOV 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
DEC 22 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
JAN 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
FEB 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 1
JUN 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 4
NOV 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 23 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JAN 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
FEB 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 2
JUN 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
NOV 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 24 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JAN 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
FEB 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JUN 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
NOV 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 25 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JAN 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
FEB 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JUN 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
NOV 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 26 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JAN 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
FEB 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JUN 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
NOV 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 27 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JAN 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
FEB 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAR 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
APR 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
MAY 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JUN 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
JLY 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
AUG 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
SEP 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
OCT 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
NOV 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
DEC 28 - - - - UNCH 0 0 0
Total 59,626 1,054,237

About Natural Gas

Henry Hub Natural Gas (NG) Futures allow market participants significant hedging activity to manage risk in the highly volatile natural gas price, which is driven by weather-related demand. They also provide efficient transactions in and out of positions. Natural gas futures are:

  • The third-largest physical commodity futures contract in the world by volume
  • Widely used as a national benchmark price for natural gas, which continues to grow as a global and U.S. energy source
  • An independent, stand-alone commodity

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Natural gas futures prices are based on delivery at the Henry Hub in Louisiana.
  • Traded via open outcry, electronically on CME Globex and off-exchange for clearing only as an EFS, EFP or block trade through CME ClearPort.
  • Options types include American, calendar spread, European and daily.

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