Product Overview

What are Natural Gas futures?

This futures contract is based on the commodity, natural gas, often referred to as "nat gas" , and represents the third largest physical commodity market in the world

Why would you want to trade Natural Gas futures?

  1. Price has a major impact on how companies and countries compete with one another.
  2. Rise in global energy demand, the search for cleaner abundant energies continue affecting prices.
  3. EIA predicts that world energy consumption will grow by 56% between 2010 and 2040.

How do you trade Natural Gas futures?

Energy futures markets allow traders to hedge the risk they may carry in their equity portfolio or jump to opportunities triggered by economic, political or weather events.  

They offer instant exposure to the underlying commodity of your choice, whether it's crude oil, natural gas, gasoline or heating oil.

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Contract Specifications


Contract Month

All

Trading Hours

5:00pm – 4:00pm (Sun–Fri) CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT

Product

Natural Gas

Contract Size

10,000m British thermal units (mmBtu)

Trading Venue

CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6

Minimum Tick

$0.001 per mmBtu

Product Symbol

NG

Dollar Value of One Tick

$10.00 U.S. Dollars

Options Available

Monthly

Notional Value

Exchange Rulebook

NYMEX 220

Price Limit or Circuit

Price Limits

Settlement Method

Deliverable

Termination of Trading

Trading terminates on the 3rd last business days of the month prior to the contract month.

Contract Specifications


Product Name

Options Expirations

Options Symbol

Trading Venue

Trading Hours

5:00pm – 4:00pm (Sun–Fri) CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT

Type Of Expiration

Minimum Tick Size

Natural Gas NG Price

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