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 33 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $57.74B. 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 $28.86B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DUST at 33.87%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 26.29%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 18.35%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners 17.96%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 9.92%
PSAU Invesco Global Gold and Precious Metals ETF 9.14%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -25.93%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -22.30%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners -16.79%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN -3.24%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold -2.03%

TOP CREATIONS

IAU iShares Gold Trust 158.80
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 117.59
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 66.11
AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF 31.19
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 13.46

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -488.96
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -142.80
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -43.19
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -18.15
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -15.16

AUM WINNERS

GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 117.54%
AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF 68.84%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 37.05%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners 26.40%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 21.98%

AUM LOSERS

SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -51.52%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners -23.57%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -15.82%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN -13.73%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN -6.94%

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