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 35 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs have total assets under management of $113.97B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $55.85B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was DUST at 24.74%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iShares Gold Trust Micro IAUM on 06/15/21.

Top ETF Performers

SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 4.40%
JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF 4.13%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 2.81%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 2.71%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 2.65%

Bottom ETF Performers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -5.68%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -3.89%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -3.32%
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN -3.16%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -3.10%

Top Creations

IAU iShares Gold Trust 146.57
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 65.08
GDX VanEck Gold Miners ETF 61.56
OUNZ VanEck Merk Gold Trust 58.60
IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro 36.52

Top Redemptions

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -563.34
GDXJ VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF -89.25
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -50.43
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -12.44
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -5.15

AUM Winners

BGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF 33.33%
OUNZ VanEck Merk Gold Trust 14.12%
GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN 13.19%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 5.52%
GLDI Credit Suisse X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN 5.43%

AUM Losers

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -24.40%
IGLD FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF -7.33%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -6.20%
GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN -5.43%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -3.96%

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