Gold Spot ETF Overview

With 7 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Gold Spot ETFs have total assets under management of $96.09B. 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 $58.91B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Gold Spot ETF was AAAU at 24.47%. The most recent ETF launched in the Gold Spot space was the Goldman Sachs Physical Gold ETF AAAU on 07/26/18.

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