The May contract settled unchanged at $4.211 per million British thermal units. Earlier, it was rising 0.5% to $4.234, although that move came on low volume.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Natural gas futures ended flat, surrendering a bounce early in the session.
(Published at 2:45 pm)The yuan rose 0.06% at 6.5198 per dollar on high inflation numbers and expectations of further Chinese policy tightening. "Beijing's data release last night showed that tightening there has yet to pull in the reins," said Andrew Barber, strategist at investment advisory firm Waverly Advisors.
(Published at 1:10 pm) The May contract for corn was falling with the strength of the dollar, but fundamentals are pointing to more upside for corn. Corn for May delivery was falling 0.9% to $7.47 ¼ a bushel.
(Published at 12:35 pm) Cocoa futures were leading commodities Friday on a combination of short-covering and concerns over existing supply. Cocoa for July delivery was rising 0.2% to $3,133 a metric ton, up for the fifth day in a row.
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