GLD vs. IAU: The Battle For Inflows
The gold ETF space has been steadily growing for the last few years, as investor interest in this precious commodity continues to surge. But while there have been plenty of new entrants and competitors, two funds remain safely atop the list: The SPDR Gold Trust and COMEX Gold Trust . GLD, in fact, is the second largest ETF in the world, while IAU’s $10+ billion in assets keep it in the mix. But the real question has been the battle between these two products as iShares cut its expense ratio to 25 basis points in order to better compete with GLD’s 40 basis point fee structure. With both products tracking physical bullion at nearly identical exposure, the performance gaps are typically tight. But when it comes to inflows, there is no question as to which product takes the cake. All asset data is in millions. The Results It does not [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: No Related Posts
The gold ETF space has been steadily growing for the last few years, as investor interest in this precious commodity continues to surge. But while there have been plenty of new entrants and competitors, two funds remain safely atop the list: The SPDR Gold Trust and COMEX Gold Trust . GLD, in fact, is the second largest ETF in the world, while IAU’s $10+ billion in assets keep it in the mix.  But the real question has been the battle between these two products as iShares cut its expense ratio to 25 basis points in order to better compete with GLD’s 40 basis point fee structure. With both products tracking physical bullion at nearly identical exposure, the performance gaps are typically tight. But when it comes to inflows, there is no question as to which product takes the cake. All asset data is in millions.   The Results It does not [...]

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