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
JNUG Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF 219.23% $308.6 M 782,034
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF 191.89% $1,253.0 M 8,298,642
GDJJ Ultra Junior Miners ETF 157.80% $3.5 M 3,109
GDXX Ultra Gold Miners ETF 133.40% $7.7 M 17,358
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF 127.42% $33.5 M 162,918
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers ETF 82.78% $59.6 M 55,415
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners ETF 81.49% $44.4 M 139,328
SIL Silver Miners ETF 76.77% $277.8 M 164,703
RING iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF 73.91% $133.9 M 374,888
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 71.21% $2,659.5 M 12,878,896
SGDJ Sprott Junior Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund 65.35% $61.9 M 32,452
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 62.39% $6,579.3 M 87,979,477
PSAU PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ETF 61.79% $15.1 M 40,000
SGDM Sprott Gold Miners Exchange Traded Fund 61.04% $178.2 M 120,251
USLV VelocityShares 3x Long Silver ETN 46.08% $153.7 M 1,057,472
BRZU Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3x Shares ETF 45.49% $55.9 M 113,766
EPU iShares MSCI All Peru Capped ETF 45.09% $215.2 M 227,417
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF 43.00% $659.0 M 9,059,911
UGLD VelocityShares 3x Long Gold ETN 41.66% $72.1 M 697,872
UBR Ultra MSCI Brazil ETF 40.59% $15.5 M 14,451
DGAZ VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN 36.82% $53.9 M 4,178,429
ZBIO UltraPro Short NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF 35.69% $5.7 M 68,678
RUSL Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares ETF 32.86% $178.5 M 406,625
DGP DB Gold Double Long ETN 32.41% $126.9 M 84,783
AGQ Ultra Silver ETF 32.09% $302.7 M 256,783
DOD Dow Jones High Yield Select 10 Total Return Index ETF 31.53% $39.6 M 27,783
CNDA IQ Canada Small Cap ETF 31.51% $10.3 M 4,569
BUNL PowerShares DB German Bund Futures ETN 31.45% $10.1 M 1,243
RSXJ VanEck Vectors Russia Small-Cap ETF 30.63% $46.9 M 29,262
NANR SPDR S&P North American Natural Resources ETF 29.61% $803.4 M 99,822
BIS UltraShort Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF 28.91% $75.0 M 422,451
KOLD ULTRASHORT BLOOMBERG NATURAL GAS ETF 28.88% $13.7 M 5,982
UOP Ultra Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF 28.20% $1.4 M 2,900
DAG PowerShares DB Agriculture Double Long ETN 28.13% $9.8 M 15,154
SLX VanEck Vectors Steel ETF 27.85% $63.6 M 90,543
KOL VanEck Vectors Coal ETF 27.68% $51.5 M 67,977
BRAQ Global X Brazil Consumer ETF 27.50% $3.5 M 1,333
UGL Ultra Gold ETF 27.31% $89.0 M 44,589
UHN United States Diesel Heating Oil Fund 27.15% $4.0 M 1,606
UPW Ultra Utilities ETF 26.08% $17.4 M 2,588
TMF Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bull 3x Shares ETF 25.61% $79.6 M 179,083
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3x Shares ETF 25.01% $571.1 M 4,778,060
FRAK VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF 24.85% $45.7 M 34,534
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF 24.76% $3,043.3 M 23,903,674
COPX Global X Copper Miners ETF 24.72% $20.8 M 30,394
BNO United States Brent Oil Fund 23.69% $133.6 M 267,042
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small-Cap ETF 23.55% $19.9 M 23,534
ENY Guggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF 23.04% $29.4 M 16,917
UJB Ultra High Yield ETF 22.96% $1.4 M 166
BRAZ Global X Brazil Mid Cap ETF 22.89% $3.4 M 2,874
XIV VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN 22.83% $972.5 M 22,158,248
PILS Direxion Daily Pharmaceutical & Medical Bear 2x Shares ETF 22.66% $4.2 M 173
SVXY Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 22.64% $501.1 M 6,454,269
LBJ Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3x Shares ETF 22.40% $9.5 M 4,304
DVYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN 21.81% $50.3 M 6,645
SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN 21.53% $16.2 M 44,928
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 21.08% $2.7 M 2,251
DVHL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Diversified High Income ETN 20.73% $23.8 M 9,940
ERUS iShares MSCI Russia Capped ETF 20.66% $280.6 M 579,166
DIG Ultra Oil & Gas ETF 20.65% $155.2 M 215,200
BRF VanEck Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF 20.62% $80.7 M 60,602
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged S&P Dividend ETN 20.40% $24.7 M 3,442
TPYP North American Pipeline Fund 20.39% $20.8 M 3,179
JGBT PowerShares DB 3x Japanese Govt Bond Futures ETN 19.95% $4.3 M 56,911
LIT Global X Lithium ETF 19.76% $64.7 M 56,680
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 19.22% $281.8 M 223,935
SPGH E-TRACS S&P 500 Gold Hedged ETN 19.06% $21.5 M 2,308
LBND PowerShares DB 3x Long 25+ Year Treasury Bond ETN 18.95% $8.6 M 724
GHII Guggenheim S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF 18.77% $2.5 M 1,831
LTL Ultra Telecommunications ProShares ETF 18.59% $4.9 M 1,824
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 18.57% $30.4 M 11,963
REMX VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF 18.57% $32.6 M 26,409
CEFL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN 18.53% $173.6 M 111,337
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B ETF 18.36% $21.1 M 3,700
ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF 18.35% $12.2 M 2,555
MIDU Direxion Daily Mid Cap Bull 3x Shares ETF 18.21% $50.4 M 51,825
RBL SPDR S&P Russia ETF 18.12% $22.9 M 7,184