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The following table lists the top 100 exchange-traded funds in terms of year-to-date returns. These are the 100 ETFs that have had the highest percentage return since the beginning of the current calendar year. You may also wish to see the 100 ETFs with the lowest YTD returns.

This data may include leveraged and inverse ETFs. To exclude leveraged and inverse ETFs from the table below, click here.

Symbol Name YTD Return AUM Avg Volume
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF 456.52% $590,319.20 9,107,759
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF 286.33% $1,536,153.60 27,011,260
GDJJ Ultra Junior Miners ETF 284.31% $11,258.70 7,326
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF 211.33% $88,934.00 292,639
BRZU Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3x Shares ETF 204.73% $56,321.60 335,679
GDXX Ultra Gold Miners ETF 197.78% $17,103.20 17,638
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF 147.58% $96,954.00 178,041
SIL Silver Miners ETF 138.90% $480,575.00 260,306
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil ETF 137.29% $28,484.50 17,097
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 129.46% $82,108.80 58,671
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 122.80% $4,554,088.80 15,430,978
USLV VelocityShares 3x Long Silver ETN 108.26% $285,473.80 1,579,123
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund 106.65% $57,105.00 20,979
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 97.49% $291,328.00 610,989
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 88.78% $9,478,104.80 74,313,789
PSAU PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF 88.60% $64,405.00 44,839
LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3x Shares ETF 88.60% $19,192.70 4,329
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund 85.94% $228,841.50 169,823
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN 74.08% $119,781.20 637,326
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF 73.94% $712,094.40 5,671,842
KOL VanEck Vectors Coal ETF 70.24% $76,954.50 101,430
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF 69.75% $50,547.00 49,986
AGQ Ultra Silver ETF 68.87% $361,409.80 289,564
BRF VanEck Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF 65.70% $106,825.50 72,694
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF 64.54% $3,922,158.40 19,733,506
EPU iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF 64.43% $229,027.50 203,091
BRAQ Global X Brazil Consumer ETF 60.88% $6,485.00 7,739
SOXL Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares ETF 60.63% $108,450.00 367,771
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 59.59% $121,713.00 187,885
TMF Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares ETF 56.27% $73,250.00 455,977
SLX VanEck Vectors Steel ETF 54.56% $76,857.00 43,138
RSXJ VanEck Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF 53.30% $60,267.00 27,517
SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN 52.49% $19,440.00 12,003
BRAZ Global X Brazil Mid Cap ETF 51.24% $4,158.00 13,130
RUSL Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares ETF 50.02% $161,825.90 179,048
DVHL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Diversified High Income ETN 49.97% $28,550.00 6,223
BUNL PowerShares DB German Bund Futures ETN 49.51% $10,367.00 2,509
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 48.57% $145,365.90 50,529
UGL Ultra Gold ETF 47.29% $99,720.00 45,333
XIV VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN 45.66% $716,182.20 28,673,145
SVXY Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 45.65% $226,610.00 7,365,283
CNDA IQ Canada Small Cap ETF 43.45% $11,316.50 3,605
LBND PowerShares DB 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 41.80% $10,630.20 1,035
FLN First Trust Latin America AlphaDEX® Fund 41.12% $16,605.00 14,998
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 39.16% $312,000.00 268,338
SGAR iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN 39.01% $1,373.30 1,498
BDCL ETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN 38.85% $269,243.00 99,209
JGBT PowerShares DB 3x Japanese Govt Bond Futures ETN 38.56% $4,236.00 31,389
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B ETF 37.94% $23,355.00 1,718
EEML iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America ETF 37.87% $9,993.00 3,532
CEFL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN 37.50% $201,238.50 160,517
EDC Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3x Shares ETF 37.21% $196,260.70 1,409,003
TONS WisdomTree Coal Fund 37.15% $1,072.50 663
DRN Daily Real Estate Bull 3x Shares ETF 36.97% $89,838.00 159,402
UBT Ultra 20+ Year Treasury ETF 36.56% $67,736.30 18,255
UOP Ultra Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF 36.55% $1,486.50 870
SPGH E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold Hedged ETN 36.42% $24,601.30 906
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3x Shares ETF 36.28% $547,824.10 3,155,167
COPX Global X Copper Miners ETF 36.16% $24,000.40 23,477
SGG iPath Bloomberg Sugar Subindex Total Return ETN 35.98% $57,797.40 60,288
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 35.69% $832,017.60 37,209
MIDU Direxion Daily Mid Cap Bull 3x Shares ETF 35.66% $52,394.80 51,100
BDD PowerShares DB Base Metals Double Long ETN 35.61% $3,177.30 7,560
CANE The Teucrium Sugar Fund 35.39% $7,513.00 5,271
YCL Ultra Yen ETF 35.21% $7,392.60 2,332
ILF iShares Latin America 40 ETF 34.97% $858,000.00 1,679,911
SIVR ETFS Physical Silver Shares ETF 34.44% $357,178.50 119,164
DBS PowerShares DB Silver Fund 34.06% $100,640.00 71,989
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged S&P Dividend ETN 34.01% $27,104.00 1,291
SLV iShares Silver Trust ETF 33.97% $6,678,004.40 11,423,984
FRAK VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF 33.51% $53,340.00 19,729
DVYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN 33.28% $54,121.50 4,591
GML SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF 33.05% $27,852.00 5,739
USD Ultra Semiconductors ETF 32.81% $28,797.50 2,991
UMDD UltraPro MidCap400 ETF 32.38% $26,792.00 8,514
TPYP North American Pipeline Fund 32.23% $34,125.00 14,155
BZF WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund 32.06% $23,296.00 16,385
DBBR Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity ETF 31.97% $4,268.50 4,353
USV ETRACS CMCI Silver Total Return ETN 31.75% $9,983.30 1,288
BDG PowerShares DB Base Metals Long ETN 31.37% $366.50 1,989
THD iShares MSCI Thailand Capped ETF 31.17% $439,002.00 224,424
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF 31.11% $14,501.50 6,783
LARE Tierra XP Latin America Real Estate ETF 31.04% $3,019.00 936
PICK iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF 30.76% $230,308.00 415,815
ENY Guggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF 30.63% $30,905.60 12,188
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 30.56% $32,700.00 9,515
GUSH Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 3x Shares ETF 29.97% $60,970.60 264,883
KORU Direxion Daily South Korea Bull 3X Shares ETF 29.77% $4,420.50 3,171
UPW Ultra Utilities ETF 29.32% $16,004.00 7,492
GXG Global X MSCI Colombia ETF 29.22% $91,392.70 94,055
AND Global X FTSE Andean 40 ETF 29.10% $4,000.00 2,935
PXH PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio ETF 28.96% $531,628.50 260,779
JJT iPath Bloomberg Tin Subindex Total Return ETN 28.88% $2,382.70 211
UBG ETRACS CMCI Gold Total Return ETN 28.73% $13,662.00 537
KBWY PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF 28.54% $272,144.00 71,620
REMX VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF 27.96% $41,199.10 26,755
MLPY Morgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN 27.92% $59,654.50 8,340
UYM Ultra Basic Materials ETF 27.73% $54,555.20 8,173
ICOL iShares MSCI Colombia Capped ETF 27.67% $17,303.00 8,048
EET Ultra MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 27.66% $30,329.20 15,505

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