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 in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $54.69B. 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 $29.30B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DUST at 47.97%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares69.59%
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares68.83%
GDXSProshares Ultrashort Gold Miners42.61%
DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN18.71%
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold11.88%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares-45.48%
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares-44.78%
GDXXProShares Ultra Gold Miners-31.48%
SGDMSprott Gold Miners ETF-18.20%
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF-18.16%

top creations

GDXVanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF529.15
GDXJVanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF234.11
NUGTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares231.52
GLDMSPDR Gold MiniShares Trust62.35
JNUGDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares55.36

top redemptions

GLDSPDR Gold Trust-751.34
IAUiShares Gold Trust-255.41
SGOLETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares-29.55
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-22.34
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-7.51

AUM WINNERS

GLDMSPDR Gold MiniShares Trust55.36%
GDXSProshares Ultrashort Gold Miners36.05%
DGLDVelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN17.00%
GLLProShares UltraShort Gold10.45%
GLDWSPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust7.97%

AUM LOSERS

GDXXProShares Ultra Gold Miners-28.44%
DUSTDirexion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares-22.48%
SGDMSprott Gold Miners ETF-18.89%
JDSTDirexion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares-18.53%
RINGiShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF-15.30%

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