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 28 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $147.12B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $79.17B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DGP at 85.05%. 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 60.88%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 48.36%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 28.58%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 27.92%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 24.83%

Bottom ETF Performers

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%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -20.66%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -7.61%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 3.73K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 2.12K
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 410.46
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 177.51
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF 158.82

Top Redemptions

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -339.17
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -243.23
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -84.80
GBUG iPath Gold ETN -0.40
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 0

AUM Winners

UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 55.24%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 40.39%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 38.74%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 38.27%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF 34.50%

AUM Losers

DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -18.44%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -9.25%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -7.10%
UBG ETRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Gold Total Return ETN 9.94%
GBUG iPath Gold ETN 10.04%

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