Gold Spot ETF Overview

With 7 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Gold Spot ETFs gather total assets under management of $46.55B. The average expense ratio is 0.25%. Gold Spot ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Commodities

The largest Gold Spot ETF is the SPDR Gold Trust GLD with $31.64B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Gold Spot ETF was the AAAU at --. The most-recent ETF launched in the Gold Spot space was the Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF AAAU in 07/26/18.

Features and News

How Secure Is Your Vaulted Gold?

ETF.com Managing Director Dave Nadig addresses whether you should worry about investing in a gold ETF: Is there any gold in that vault?

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Inside ETFs: Why Gold Is An Asset On Its Own

World Gold Council's Adam Perlaky says gold has a ‘dual nature’ that can benefit a broader asset allocation plan.

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Inside ETFs: Why Low Cost Is A Winning ETF Idea

State Street’s Archard calls for smart-beta and ESG ETFs to drive growth.

ETF Report

 Commodities In Review: March 2019

Commodity ETFs had a mostly positive January.

ETF Report

 Data At A Glance: March 2019

A look at the 12-month performance of marijuana, gold and more.

Features and News

Why January Gold Rallies Don’t Last

Gold is up so far this year, but what happens in January isn’t necessarily indicative of the rest of the year.

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: Gold, Crypto & ETFs

Highlighting gold ETFs, gold's role in portfolios and whether cryptoassets are a potential replacement.

ETF Report

 Commodities In Review: February 2019

Cocoa and silver stood out in a mixed month.

Features and News

Why Trading Spreads Matter For ETFs

Expense ratios get all the attention, but spreads are another important ETF cost to consider.