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 32 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $64.45B. 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 $32.09B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DZZ at 9.01%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 6.46%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 6.46%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 6.19%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 6.19%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners 4.72%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -90.08%
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust -90.08%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -10.58%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -10.58%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -9.77%

TOP CREATIONS

IAU iShares Gold Trust 299.62
IAU iShares Gold Trust 299.62
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 122.74
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 122.74
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 46.88

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,669.68
GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,669.68
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -260.98
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -260.98
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -189.98

AUM WINNERS

GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 19.47%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 19.47%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 11.83%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 11.83%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 9.89%

AUM LOSERS

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -22.73%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -22.73%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -14.06%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -14.06%
UGLD VelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN -12.79%

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