Gold ETF Overview

Gold ETFs offer investors a great alternative to access the gold market. From funds continuously tracking the price of gold, to funds covering the global gold mining industry, gold ETFs have amassed significant assets and have become popular instruments for investors and traders alike.

This channel will help you understand gold ETFs, how they work, the different ETFs available, their benefits and risks, and will keep you up-to-date on the latest developments.

With 31 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $64.12B. The average expense ratio is 0.87%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $34.71B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the UBG at 2.49%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iShares Gold Strategy ETF IAUF in 06/06/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN3.08%
DZZDB Gold Double Short ETN2.35%
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold2.11%
DGZDB Gold Short ETN1.62%
GLDWSPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust0.63%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

UGLDVelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN-3.37%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares-2.34%
UGLProShares Ultra Gold-2.29%
PSAUInvesco Global Gold and Precious Metals ETF-2.17%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF-2.07%

top creations

GDXJVanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF308.63
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares114.91
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares39.62
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF36.36
UGLDVelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN12.63

top redemptions

GLDSPDR Gold Trust-1,004.00
GDXVanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF-188.47
IAUiShares Gold Trust-97.31
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-27.02
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-12.78

AUM WINNERS

BARGraniteShares Gold Trust 985.57%
GLDWSPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust14.29%
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF10.39%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares6.61%
GOAUU.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF3.56%

AUM LOSERS

JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-29.82%
DGLInvesco DB Gold Fund-25.84%
SGOLETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares-19.12%
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-12.90%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF-8.84%

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