Best/Worst Daily ETF Returns: GLDX Falls 8.27%

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The Global X Gold Explorers ETF (GLDX - News) lost 8.27 percent, making it yesterday’s worst-performing exchange-traded fund, as precious metals continued to suffer the fallout from investor skittishness about the state of the world economy.

The Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ - News) was No. 2 on the bottom performers list, with 7.06 percent in losses.

Nos. 4 and 5 on the list were the Global X PURE Gold Miners ETF (GGGG - News) and the Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL - News), falling 5.71 and 5 percent, respectively.

Top Performers

Products designed to rise in times of market volatility were again among the best performers yesterday.

The C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility (CVOL - News) topped the list, with 8.49 percent in gains, while the $2.11 billion iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX - News) was second, returning 5.31 percent.

The ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY - News) was No. 3 on the list, with 5.14 percent in gains.


Top 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
CVOL C-Tracks Exchange-Traded Notes on the Citi Volatility 8.49% 172,246 9.59
VXX iPath S'P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 5.31% 57,437,213 2,109.12
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term 5.14% 795,533 181.77
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN 5.10% 235,100 29.51
VXZ iPath S'P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN 3.58% 667,589 239.35
VIXM ProShares VIX Mid-term 3.33% 25,490 116.86
UNG United States Natural Gas 3.32% 5,513,106 986.99
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas 2.42% 61,223 37.11
JJG iPath Dow Jones UBS Grains Total Return ETN 2.17% 69,326 158.20
CORN Teucrium Corn 2.11% 44,914 53.59

Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and '1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers -8.27% 165,665 24.07
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners -7.06% 8,984,995 1,750.98
UGEM EGShares Utilities GEMS -6.66% 7,378 2.54
GGGG Global X PURE Gold Miners -5.71% 2,889 3.79
SIL Global X Silver Miners -5.00% 450,581 261.32
EEHB PowerShares S'P Emerging Markets High Beta -5.00% 73,430 2.06
QLTB iShares Baa-Ba Rated Corporate Bond -4.98% 26,212 10.10
URA Global X Uranium -4.97% 544,085 143.74
VGEM EGShares Consumer Services GEMS -4.93% 1,112 0.96
ARGT Global X FTSE Argentina 20 -4.80% 5,535 2.83

 

Disclaimer:All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

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