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 $70.15B. 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 $36.22B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the UGLD at 31.34%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 47.28%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 44.04%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners 28.52%
UGLD VelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN 18.36%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 18.16%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -39.52%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -35.83%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners -24.90%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN -17.17%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -12.70%

TOP CREATIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 2.21K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 536.92
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 275.77
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 113.46
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund 40.49

TOP REDEMPTIONS

NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -633.99
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -429.88
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -384.32
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -345.02
UGLD VelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN -8.00

AUM WINNERS

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 100.41%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 97.94%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 34.18%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners 28.73%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF 21.54%

AUM LOSERS

UBG ETRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Gold Total Return ETN -33.72%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners -25.06%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -12.00%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -5.82%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 1.74%

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