The early price action highlights one of the factors that could influence the direction of the market this week. With the start of injection season about two weeks away, and weather bouncing between cold and mild, traders may just decide to hold it in a range, which means we could see a choppy two-sided trade.
At 10:36 GMT, May natural gas futures are trading $2.762, down $0.005 or -0.21%.
The United States Natural Gas Fund L.P. (UNG) was trading at $24.31 per share on Monday afternoon, down $0.10 (-0.41%). Year-to-date, UNG has gained 4.25%, versus a 4.89% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
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