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 35 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs have total assets under management of $120.03B. The average expense ratio is 0.60%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $59.34B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was DZZ at 6.23%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iShares Gold Trust Micro IAUM on 06/15/21.

Top ETF Performers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 13.52%
GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 7.33%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares 2.93%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 2.20%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 2.17%

Bottom ETF Performers

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -14.93%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -11.67%
JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF -7.51%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -7.21%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -5.68%

Top Creations

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 778.07
IAU iShares Gold Trust 261.97
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 200.63
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 165.15
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 116.13

Top Redemptions

BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -56.23
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -55.63
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -50.40
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -40.08
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -1.04

AUM Winners

IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 6,473.59%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 105.33%
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF 79.86%
IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF 12.47%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 7.33%

AUM Losers

DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -15.12%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -12.76%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -9.23%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -7.47%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -7.34%

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