Nat gas futures keep gains after supplies report (by Claudia Assis)
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Natural-gas futures on Thursday held steady after a supplies report came in slightly higher than expectations. Natural gas for October delivery (ng11v) added 4 cents, or 1%, to $3.98 per million British thermal unit, less than a penny higher from before the data. The Energy Information Administration reported that natural gas supplies rose by 64 billion cubic feet the week ended Sept. 2. Analysts polled by Platts expected the report to show a net increase between 58 billion and 62 billion cubic feet.