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 on the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs have total assets under management of $135.47B. The average expense ratio is 0.62%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Commodities

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $69.32B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was SGDJ at 50.72%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN GDXD on 12/02/20.

Top ETF Performers

JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF 7.36%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 4.72%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 4.38%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 3.47%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 3.40%

Bottom ETF Performers

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -15.80%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -11.33%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -8.16%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -1.98%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -1.71%

Top Creations

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 519.41
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 337.57
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 178.07
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 63.29
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 20.05

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,385.31
IAU iShares Gold Trust -155.93
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -42.00
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -35.99
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -27.71

AUM Winners

JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF 61.40%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 38.14%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 14.16%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 12.04%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold 8.36%

AUM Losers

DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -10.13%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF -6.97%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -4.30%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -3.50%
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF -2.33%

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