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 29 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $81.88B. The average expense ratio is 0.81%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $42.66B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the NUGT at 163.42%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

Top ETF Performers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 7.98%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 3.93%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 2.69%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 2.64%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 1.89%

Bottom ETF Performers

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -19.86%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -11.43%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -5.51%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -5.49%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -5.29%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 2.62K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 894.21
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 137.84
SGOL Aberdeen Standard Physical Swiss Gold Shares ETF 65.10
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 40.61

Top Redemptions

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -291.54
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -208.18
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -161.96
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -82.48
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -1.71

AUM Winners

IAUF iShares Gold Strategy ETF 49.08%
GOAU U.S. Global GO Gold and Precious Metal Miners ETF 31.02%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 17.53%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 15.48%
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 7.53%

AUM Losers

JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -13.43%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -11.95%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN -8.83%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN -7.55%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -6.03%

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