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 $114.73B. The average expense ratio is 0.65%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $61.87B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the UGLD at 99.74%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iPath Gold ETN GBUG in 10/08/19.

Top ETF Performers

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 13.51%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 8.44%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 8.13%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF 7.88%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 7.75%

Bottom ETF Performers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -18.41%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -5.77%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -4.62%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -2.96%
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF -1.49%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 4.83K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 1.69K
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 335.63
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF 244.54
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares 61.90

Top Redemptions

GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -436.21
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -338.27
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -188.94
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -161.79
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -8.85

AUM Winners

IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF 23.40%
AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF 15.25%
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF 13.75%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 13.65%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 12.82%

AUM Losers

GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -9.79%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -8.89%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -6.21%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -5.62%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -2.63%

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