Global ETF Overview

With 435 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Global ETFs gather total assets under management of $242.29B. The average expense ratio is 0.72%. Global ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

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

The largest Global ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $43.63B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Global ETF was the DGAZ at 182.04%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Global space was the Leuthold Core ETF LCR in 01/06/20.

Top ETF Performers

DGAZ VelocityShares 3X Inverse Natural Gas ETN 36.01%
KOLD ProShares UltraShort Bloomberg Natural Gas 20.78%
PALL Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF 17.86%
PBW Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF 16.29%
USLV VelocityShares 3X Long Silver ETN 15.60%

Bottom ETF Performers

UGAZ VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN -31.89%
BDRY Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF -24.26%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -20.61%
JO iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN -19.76%
BOIL ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas -18.92%

Top Creations

VT Vanguard Total World Stock ETF 505.39
SRLN SPDR Blackstone / GSO Senior Loan ETF 266.69
IXG iShares Global Financials ETF 192.31
MXI iShares Global Materials ETF 190.03
UGAZ VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN 179.84

Top Redemptions

GUNR FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund -353.63
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -217.84
COMT iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF -202.76
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -153.70
USO United States Oil Fund LP -138.42

AUM Winners

VALT ETFMG Sit Ultra Short ETF 1,353.36%
RPAR RPAR Risk Parity ETF 1,312.61%
DBEH iM DBi Hedge Strategy ETF 563.45%
CEFZ ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN Series B 524.27%
DJCB ETRACS Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return ETN Series B 157.93%

AUM Losers

GRES IQ Global Resources ETF -74.11%
PSMG Invesco Growth Multi-Asset Allocation ETF -49.91%
TBND Tactical Income ETF -43.58%
WTIU UBS ETRACS - ProShares Daily 3x Long Crude ETN -43.44%
ULTR IQ Ultra Short Duration ETF -38.67%

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