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 32 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $59.23B. The average expense ratio is 0.83%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $30.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the JDST at 9.13%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 8.44%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 7.83%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 5.29%
GLDW SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust 0.80%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 0.70%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -12.53%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -10.22%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners -6.58%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -5.12%
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF -3.71%

TOP CREATIONS

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 206.87
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 186.71
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 25.60
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 5.44
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 0.01

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,547.84
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -442.20
IAU iShares Gold Trust -252.03
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -148.97
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -50.46

AUM WINNERS

GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 17.41%
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust 10.03%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 9.41%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 5.38%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 3.46%

AUM LOSERS

DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -39.07%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -37.28%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -8.16%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -8.08%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -7.60%

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