Gold Spot ETF Overview

With 7 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold Spot ETFs gather total assets under management of $117.09B. The average expense ratio is 0.23%. Gold Spot ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Gold Spot ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $77.76B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold Spot ETF was the GLDM at 29.73%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold Spot space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

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Daily ETF Watch

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