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 $98.24B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $49.98B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was DZZ at 10.25%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Sprott ESG Gold ETF SESG on 08/02/22.

Top ETF Performers

DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 15.10%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 9.22%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 6.01%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 5.55%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares 2.69%

Bottom ETF Performers

PBUG Pacer iPath Gold Trendpilot ETN -45.65%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -19.53%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -15.14%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -9.72%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -9.54%

Top Creations

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares 40.93
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund 35.70
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 18.51
SESG Sprott ESG Gold ETF 8.88
IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 6.96

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,824.08
IAU iShares Gold Trust -287.43
GDXJ VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF -101.97
GDX VanEck Gold Miners ETF -80.94
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF -54.11

AUM Winners

GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 810.22%
GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF 810.22%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 28.25%
FGLD Franklin Responsibly Sourced Gold ETF 24.65%
GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 6.88%

AUM Losers

DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -40.83%
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF -24.65%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -22.86%
BGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF -18.47%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -18.10%

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