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 36 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs have total assets under management of $115.71B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $57.16B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was JDST at 8.18%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF GLDX on 11/03/21.

Top ETF Performers

NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 7.80%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 7.70%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 5.14%
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF 4.83%
GDX VanEck Gold Miners ETF 4.18%

Bottom ETF Performers

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -15.43%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -10.10%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -8.67%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -4.21%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -3.95%

Top Creations

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 38.16
IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 37.40
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 31.76
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 15.97
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust 12.54

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -967.77
GDX VanEck Gold Miners ETF -396.14
IAU iShares Gold Trust -338.57
GDXJ VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF -44.81
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -21.48

AUM Winners

GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF 1,430.91%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 1,430.91%
IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 39.16%
JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF 35.70%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 8.77%

AUM Losers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -16.95%
GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -15.51%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -14.34%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -11.19%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -4.76%

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