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 $120.69B. 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 $61.03B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold ETF was JDST at 23.07%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF GLDX on 11/03/21.

Top ETF Performers

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 106.57%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 17.72%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 17.64%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 8.68%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares --

Bottom ETF Performers

GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -59.15%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -24.96%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -24.73%
JGLD Amplify Pure Junior Gold Miners ETF -24.29%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF -24.03%

Top Creations

GDX VanEck Gold Miners ETF 438.42
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 254.41
IAU iShares Gold Trust 238.22
GLD SPDR Gold Trust 233.68
AAAU Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF 73.56

Top Redemptions

IAUM iShares Gold Trust Micro -48.45
GDXJ VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF -31.10
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -24.93
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -14.27
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -13.87

AUM Winners

GDXD MicroSectors Gold Miners -3X Inverse Leveraged ETN 106.79%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 52.32%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 18.20%
IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF 15.19%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares 13.83%

AUM Losers

GDXU MicroSectors Gold Miners 3X Leveraged ETN -49.00%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -40.63%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -37.21%
GDXJ VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF -28.08%
GLDX USCF Gold Strategy Plus Income Fund ETF -26.15%

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