Gold Spot ETF Overview

The Gold Spot measures the performance of Gold securities and is selected by a Single Asset process. Currently, 7 ETFs track the Gold Spot with more than $48.91 B in ETP assets with an average expense ratio of 1.19%. The largest ETF is SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) by SPDR with $35.41 B in assets.


In the last 12 months, the best performing Gold Spot ETF was the iShares Gold Trust (IAU) at 2.99%. The most-recent ETF launched by Gold Spot was the GraniteShares Gold Trust (BAR) in August 2017.

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Weekly ETF Flows

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