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 $54.90B. 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 $28.67B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold ETF was the DUST at 117.42%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares 38.18%
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares 31.02%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 25.39%
DZZ DB Gold Double Short ETN 1.47%
DGLD VelocityShares 3X Inverse Gold ETN 1.29%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares -35.29%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -31.70%
GDXX ProShares Ultra Gold Miners -24.24%
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -12.55%
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners ETF -12.48%

TOP CREATIONS

GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 713.67
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 291.04
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares 200.57
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 148.71
IAU iShares Gold Trust 52.85

TOP REDEMPTIONS

GLD SPDR Gold Trust -1,730.43
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares -42.62
JDST Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares -27.35
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares -23.46
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF -12.91

AUM WINNERS

AAAU Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF 2,545.05%
GDXS Proshares Ultrashort Gold Miners 33.39%
GLDW SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust 6.93%
GLL ProShares UltraShort Gold 4.28%
DGZ DB Gold Short ETN 1.83%

AUM LOSERS

PSAU Invesco Global Gold and Precious Metals ETF -30.30%
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares -28.48%
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners ETF -23.98%
GOEX Global X Gold Explorers ETF -20.52%
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares -20.16%

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