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 30 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $82.64B. The average expense ratio is 0.81%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $43.91B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the NUGT at 60.89%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iPath Gold ETN GBUG in 10/08/19.

Top ETF Performers

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 6.42%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 1.84%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 1.46%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 0.85%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 0.70%

Bottom ETF Performers

NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -13.60%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -11.76%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -5.66%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -5.57%
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -3.70%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 2.08K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 792.46
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 676.05
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 198.51
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 153.71

Top Redemptions

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -41.82
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -18.48
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF -15.61
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -6.11
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -3.23

AUM Winners

GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 16.53%
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 9.11%
IAU iShares Gold Trust 6.40%
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF 5.66%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF 5.45%

AUM Losers

SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF -17.52%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -7.94%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -6.57%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -5.94%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -5.60%

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