Short-Term Natural Gas Options
 

Short-Term Natural Gas Options

Flexibility is essential for effectively trading the volatile natural gas market. Our new Short-Term Options on Natural Gas futures provide that flexibility – and more. With daily expirations five business days out, these contracts offer targeted risk mitigation related to impending weather anomalies, storage numbers and other events that influence the price of this key energy commodity.

Short-Term Options on Natural Gas futures provide:

  • A low cost, short-term option solution that complements the physically delivered American-style options (ON) and European-style contracts (LN) on Henry Hub natural gas
  • A centrally cleared alternative to OTC trades
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Key Facts

  • Trading venues:
    • Electronically, on CME Globex
    • Open outcry, on the New York trading floor
    • OTC, with clearing via CME ClearPort
  • Not listed on days when a monthly options contract expires, or on holidays.
  • Aligned with standard strike prices and standard front month futures
  • Aligned with standard strike prices and standard front months futures
 

 

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Overview of Delivered Natural Gas Futures


 
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Russ Karas
Russell.Karas@cmegroup.com
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