Gold-backed ETFs



  • When they were launched in 2003, gold-backed ETFs made it easier, and cheaper, for many investors to invest in gold.
  • There are many benefits to investing in gold-backed ETFs, including quality, security and – often – lower fees.
  • The market is large and liquid, making it easy to transact in either large or small volumes.  By the end of 2017, global gold-backed ETFs held 2,368 tonnes of gold, worth US$99bn.

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