Global ETF Overview

With 449 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global ETFs gather total assets under management of $173.75B. The average expense ratio is 0.77%. Global ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives
  • Fixed Income

The largest Global ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $35.85B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global ETF was the GRN at 95.61%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global space was the Innovation Shares NextGen Vehicles & Technology ETF EKAR in 02/13/18.


DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN35.66%
DBRTAxelaTrader 3x Inverse Brent Crude Oil ETN34.12%
GRNiPath Global Carbon ETN25.89%
KOLDProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas22.78%
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares22.60%


UGAZVelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN-34.44%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares-27.04%
UBRTAxelaTrader 3x Long Brent Crude Oil ETN-26.00%
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares-25.48%
BOILProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas-23.20%

top creations

IAUiShares Gold Trust765.82
DGAZVelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN445.57
MJETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF377.02
VTVanguard Total World Stock ETF287.18
ROBOROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF268.30

top redemptions

UGAZVelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN-695.15
GDXVanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF-386.88
UNGUnited States Natural Gas Fund LP-334.13
OILiPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return ETN-203.24
ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETF-182.15


DALTAnfield Capital Diversified Alternatives ETF933.20%
OBORKraneShares MSCI One Belt One Road Index ETF156.30%
GOAUU.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF62.98%
FIXDFirst Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF49.17%
REMXVanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF40.62%


LSTKiPath Pure Beta Livestock ETN-73.37%
FOILiPath Pure Beta Aluminum ETN-51.67%
DIRTiPath Pure Beta Agriculture ETN-50.23%
COMGGraniteShares S&P GSCI Commodity Broad Strategy No K-1 ETF-48.29%
LDiPath Bloomberg Lead Subindex Total Return ETN-46.69%

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