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 30 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold ETFs gather total assets under management of $89.52B. The average expense ratio is 0.65%. Gold ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities
  • Equity

The largest Gold ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $49.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the UGLD at 71.76%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the iPath Gold ETN GBUG in 10/08/19.

Top ETF Performers

DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 1.21%
GBUG iPath Gold ETN 0.26%
UBG ETRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Gold Total Return ETN 0.12%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund -0.04%
UGL ProShares Ultra Gold -0.43%

Bottom ETF Performers

JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -92.93%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -75.23%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -74.37%
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -51.61%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -25.18%

Top Creations

GLD SPDR Gold Trust 1.74K
IAU iShares Gold Trust 716.80
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 590.75
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares 576.13
GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 215.71

Top Redemptions

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF -341.86
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -271.93
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -80.72
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -48.28
UGLD VelocityShares 3X Long Gold ETN -15.54

AUM Winners

GLDM SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust 23.57%
BAR GraniteShares Gold Trust 11.12%
AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF 8.70%
OUNZ VanEck Merk Gold 6.94%
DGL Invesco DB Gold Fund 5.78%

AUM Losers

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 2x Shares -52.24%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -49.80%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares -44.20%
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF -28.81%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 2X Shares -24.00%

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