100 Highest YTD ETF Returns

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.

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Symbol
Name
YTD Return
AUM
Avg Volume
DSXJ Double Short US 10 Year Treasury Futures ETNs 100.90% $8.0 M 668
INDL Daily India Bull 2x Shares 80.03% $77.1 M 45,014
DRN Daily Real Estate Bull 3x Shares 74.71% $91.6 M 86,406
NUGT Daily Gold Miners Bull 3x Shares 68.00% $725.9 M 3,733,200
SOXL Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares 63.74% $115.9 M 106,506
JO Dow Jones-UBS Coffee ETN 63.69% $86.1 M 120,945
AGA DB Agriculture Double Short ETN 61.22% $2.3 M 4,797
CAFE Pure Beta Coffee ETN 59.97% $7.4 M 12,515
DDP DB Commodity Short ETN 58.27% $2.4 M 783
USD Ultra Semiconductors 55.60% $36.6 M 7,420
JNUG Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares 54.53% $261.2 M 2,642,345
TMF Daily 20 Year Plus Treasury Bull 3x Shares 51.65% $43.2 M 146,411
SCIF India Small-Cap Index ETF 47.48% $345.1 M 303,026
LBND 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 46.54% $30.7 M 6,916
ITLT DB 3x Italian Treasury Bond Futures ETN 46.46% $18.9 M 8,875
URE Ultra Real Estate 43.28% $304.9 M 53,577
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF 42.02% $9.3 M 22,337
CURE Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares 41.20% $107.7 M 46,135
BRZU Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3x Shares 40.94% $14.2 M 43,271
SCIN India Small Cap ETF 40.94% $30.6 M 45,209
SMIN MSCI India Small Cap Index Fund 40.93% $10.9 M 11,866
GLDX Gold Explorers ETF 39.45% $50.8 M 51,042
TQQQ UltraPro QQQ 38.93% $758.6 M 2,237,405
BOS DB Base Metals Short ETN 38.16% $1.7 M 1,769
MLPL E-TRACS 2x Leveraged Long Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index 37.92% $308.0 M 47,146
TECL Daily Technology Bull 3x Shares 37.74% $163.3 M 40,712
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 37.28% $297.7 M 294,863
EGPT Egypt Index ETF 35.69% $70.9 M 15,858
GRN Global Carbon ETN 35.54% $2.2 M 2,808
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 33.69% $2,630.6 M 6,957,828
JJN DJ-UBS Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN 33.68% $12.7 M 12,778
NINI Pure Beta Nickel ETN 33.48% $4.9 M 2,984
UBT Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 33.11% $33.8 M 18,115
INXX India Infrastructure ETF 32.99% $61.2 M 130,086
INCO India Consumer ETF 32.83% $7.3 M 2,784
BUNT 3x German Bund Futures ETN 32.54% $14.9 M 1,400
ERX Daily Energy Bull 3X Shares 32.52% $189.4 M 248,438
BIB Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology 32.08% $364.6 M 224,162
EPI India Earnings Fund 31.91% $1,927.8 M 4,192,588
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil 31.56% $8.8 M 1,319
GGGG Pure Gold Miners ETF 30.46% $5.7 M 7,538
ROM Ultra Technology 30.06% $224.4 M 13,228
EIDO MSCI Indonesia ETF 29.50% $566.4 M 619,260
RXL Ultra Health Care 28.68% $117.2 M 10,900
LBJ Daily Latin America 3x Bull Shares 28.64% $25.7 M 15,762
INDY S&P India Nifty Fifty Index Fund 28.50% $641.1 M 255,815
MATL Daily Basic Materials Bull 3X Shares 28.22% $6.9 M 3,360
XIV Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN 28.07% $807.8 M 9,732,194
SVXY Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 27.88% $319.3 M 800,980
IDX Market Vectors Indonesia Index ETF 27.33% $247.3 M 200,120
ZROZ 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund 27.22% $69.8 M 19,866
FBT NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 27.06% $1,431.4 M 120,286
PIN India Portfolio 26.54% $557.7 M 935,458
UPW Ultra Utilities 26.46% $25.8 M 7,988
MLPX Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF 26.42% $172.9 M 95,158
GDX Market Vectors TR Gold Miners 26.17% $8,601.8 M 28,948,186
RWXL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones International Real Estate ETN 26.13% $15.5 M 1,507
QLD Ultra QQQ 25.90% $863.7 M 1,262,655
IDXJ Market Vectors Indonesia Small-Cap ETF 25.80% $8.3 M 21,358
INP MSCI India Index ETN 25.77% $398.2 M 39,548
BDG DB Base Metals Long ETN 25.61% $1.2 M 2,126
REZ iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF 25.54% $251.7 M 33,560
INDA MSCI India Index Fund 25.07% $1,409.7 M 427,445
ZIV Daily Inverse VIX Medium-Term ETN 24.99% $138.3 M 86,969
EDV Extended Duration Treasury ETF 24.97% $223.0 M 51,142
DPU DB Commodity Long ETN 24.66% $2.0 M 3,525
SFLA Long Extended S&P 500 TR Index ETN 24.62% $6.8 M 139
UPRO UltraPro S&P 500 24.39% $1,004.2 M 1,036,521
PBE Dynamic Biotech &Genome 24.35% $391.6 M 52,177
MES Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF 24.33% $28.8 M 29,977
SPXL Daily S&P 500 Bull 3x Shares 24.12% $432.7 M 1,273,043
TAN Solar ETF 23.88% $439.3 M 326,994
UXJ Ultra MSCI Pacific ex-Japan 23.74% $2.4 M 4,442
PSAU Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio 23.66% $27.5 M 8,834
XSD SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF 23.64% $184.8 M 112,714
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 23.50% $70.8 M 55,795
ICF iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 23.48% $3,124.7 M 228,855
SIL Silver Miners ETF 23.21% $256.2 M 217,626
BRAF Brazil Financials ETF 23.20% $3.2 M 1,731
THD MSCI Thailand Capped ETF 22.97% $557.8 M 213,114
EPHE iShares MSCI Philippines ETF 22.81% $339.6 M 286,825
EEH SPECTRUM Lg Cap U.S. Sector ETN 22.75% $1.0 M 4,387
PSI Dynamic Semiconductors 22.68% $24.9 M 15,820
SLVP MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF 22.54% $11.5 M 10,258
UVU Ultra Russell MidCap Value 22.24% $6.8 M 941
SCHH U.S. REIT ETF 22.22% $1,017.7 M 156,803
RWR SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF 22.19% $2,759.8 M 215,986
CEFL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN 22.18% $188.2 M 134,992
VNQ REIT ETF 21.93% $24,721.5 M 2,719,019