Notes 2022-06-10

Gold ETF

A gold ETF is a commodity ETF that consists of only one principal asset: gold. A gold ETF gives an investor an opportunity to gain exposure to the performance, or price movements, of gold; BUT not for an investor to own gold.

Most well-known gold ETFs:

Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies

Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies are token collateralized by Gold. A company issues a token or coin that represents a certain value of gold. The gold then is stored by a trusted custodian or third party and can be traded on the market or with other holders.

List of tokenized gold projects:

  1. Invesco DB Gold ETF (DGL)
  2. PAX Gold (PAXG)
  3. Perth Mint Gold Token (PMGT)
  4. SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)
  5. iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU)


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