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 30 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $66.90B. The average expense ratio is 0.89%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $37.62B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DGP at 7.58%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the GraniteShares Gold Trust BAR in 08/31/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares20.69%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares18.97%
GDXXProShares Ultra Gold Miners13.69%
GOEXGlobal X Gold Explorers ETF8.64%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF7.61%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-19.85%
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-19.64%
GDXSProshares Ultrashort Gold Miners-13.06%
DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN-5.45%
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold-3.46%

top creations

GDXVanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF764.12
GLDSPDR Gold Trust643.90
IAUiShares Gold Trust230.18
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares85.78
GDXJVanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF25.84

top redemptions

DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-121.77
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares-61.69
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF-14.32
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold-3.40
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-3.09

AUM WINNERS

JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares76.17%
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold35.77%
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares24.61%
SGDJSprott Junior Gold Miners ETF9.33%
IAUiShares Gold Trust9.15%

AUM LOSERS

GDXSProshares Ultrashort Gold Miners-55.29%
DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN-17.23%
DZZDB Gold Double Short ETN-7.62%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares-5.86%
DGZDB Gold Short ETN-5.01%

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