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 33 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs have total assets under management of $118.39B. The average expense ratio is 0.62%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $57.93B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was SGDJ at 50.58%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF IGLD on 03/02/21.

Top ETF Performers

GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 14.36%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 10.71%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 10.65%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 10.54%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF 9.09%

Bottom ETF Performers

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -20.61%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -14.67%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -12.51%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -7.43%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -7.34%

Top Creations

GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 56.06
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 37.24
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 9.16
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 5.19
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 5.07

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -3,081.44
IAU iShares Gold Trust -858.37
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -341.13
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Gold Shares ETF -127.10
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -45.58

AUM Winners

IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF 85.17%
JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF 44.13%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares 23.54%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 20.38%
BGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF 20.11%

AUM Losers

GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -27.83%
GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -20.62%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -7.76%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -6.37%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -3.22%

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