Global ETF Overview

With 425 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global ETFs gather total assets under management of $328.89B. The average expense ratio is 0.70%. Global ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

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

The largest Global ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $79.17B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global ETF was the AGQ at 107.86%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global space was the Defiance NASDAQ Junior Biotechnology ETF IBBJ in 08/03/20.

Top ETF Performers

AGQ ProShares Ultra Silver 101.20%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 60.88%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 48.36%
SIVR Aberdeen Standard Physical Silver Shares ETF 45.19%
SLV iShares Silver Trust 45.12%

Bottom ETF Performers

ZSL ProShares UltraShort Silver -55.44%
KOLD ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas -44.83%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -42.98%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -36.78%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -25.78%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 3.73K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 2.12K
SLV iShares Silver Trust 1.43K
ARKK ARK Innovation ETF 742.81
IXC iShares Global Energy ETF 588.62

Top Redemptions

USO United States Oil Fund LP -716.17
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -339.17
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -243.23
UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil -211.41
GDVD Principal Active Global Dividend Income ETF -136.69

AUM Winners

KRBN KFA Global Carbon ETF 14,898,931.00%
EDOC Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF 3,622.93%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF 324.82%
PLTM GraniteShares Platinum Trust 324.82%
KOLD ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas 196.62%

AUM Losers

QGTA IQ Leaders GTAA Tracker ETF -71.76%
FLTB Fidelity Limited Term Bond ETF -28.84%
DIVY Reality Shares DIVS ETF -23.60%
FFTI FormulaFolios Tactical Income ETF -23.54%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -18.44%

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