What ETF Has Gold and Silver?

What ETF has gold and silver

Precious metal ETFs offer investors a quick and cost-effective way to gain exposure to the price performance of precious metal benchmark assets. While most ETFs follow one precious metal’s price performance closely, others may provide exposure across several.

Diversifying can help protect against market instability. Learn how to diversify by investing in these top gold and silver ETFs.


Gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide an efficient and diversified means to invest in precious metals. These ETFs either physically own gold bullion or provide exposure through futures contracts; investors should carefully consider their objectives and risk appetite when selecting an ETF fund.

Gold can provide investors with a reliable hedge against inflation and other economic concerns, providing a measure of protection from both. But investing comes with its own set of risks; profits may be taxed as collectibles if held outside a retirement account or 401(k). To assist you in selecting suitable gold funds for your portfolio, this list contains U.S.-listed Gold ETFs that meet specific criteria established by ETF Database experts; clicking ticker symbols will provide more detailed information regarding performance, expense ratios, holdings etc; for further research please refer to each fund’s prospectus document for further details.


There are various strategies for investing in silver. One option is purchasing physical bullion and storing it safely; however, this method may be expensive and complex.

Another way of investing in silver is through an ETF that tracks its price. One such ETF is the iShares Silver Trust (SLV), the world’s largest silver fund which requires all bullion owned be sourced from refiners accredited by London Bullion Market Association.

Gold and silver both provide great diversification opportunities in your portfolio. For investors that would rather gain exposure to silver miners, there is the Global X Silver Fund (SIL). It has an average expense ratio that is 26 basis points lower than SLV and contains over 30 silver-focused companies such as Pan American Silver and Wheaton Precious Metals.


Lithium, used for various next-generation technologies, could make an ETF an attractive way of investing. Lithium’s use in electric vehicle production has caused ripples through business and financial markets as demand increases for its natural resource – also known as white gold.

GLD, which holds physical bullion bars of one specific commodity, is one of the safest and easiest ways to gain exposure to this sector of the market.

CHRG, a recently introduced ETF that tracks the Solactive Global Lithium Index, offers another option. Its holdings comprise companies involved in all aspects of lithium mining and refining; with China accounting for roughly 45% of the fund’s value as of Jan. 13. However, CHRG should not be seen as a pure-play play – other broader ETFs like ARKQ also provide exposure.


SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) offers investors an easy and cost-effective way to access this safe-haven metal, holding physical bullion in secure vaults for exposure. Shipping, insuring, and storing physical bullion yourself would likely be far more costly and complex.

But for more diversification in your precious metals portfolio, the iShares MSCI ACWI Select Metals & Mining Producers ETF (PICK) may provide an interesting option. It excludes gold and silver while providing exposure to base metals such as copper, zinc and aluminium.

VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ), another popular ETF for investing in this sector, seeks to replicate, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index. Focusing on mining companies with excellent financial discipline allows this fund to outshone competitors; indeed it has already become one of the best performing gold mining ETFs this year.

Raymond Banks Administrator
Raymond Banks is a published author in the commodity world. He has written extensively about gold and silver investments, and his work has been featured in some of the most respected financial journals in the industry. Raymond\\\'s expertise in the commodities market is highly sought-after, and he regularly delivers presentations on behalf of various investment firms. He is also a regular guest on financial news programmes, where he offers his expert insights into the latest commodity trends.

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