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Most Popular ETFs: Top 100 ETFs By Trading Volume

The following table lists the top 100 most heavily traded exchange-traded products, highlighting the funds that will generally be the most liquid. Generally, ETFs with the highest average volume are used widely as trading vehicles among active traders. The figures below reflect the average daily trading volume for each ETF over the previous three month period; this metric is less susceptible to daily fluctuations than is the normal daily volume metric. The following table also includes the assets under management for each of these ETF, in thousands of U.S. dollars. These figures are updated daily; numbers will not reflect intraday activity.

Symbol Name Avg Volume AUM
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF 98,361,219 $178,313,459.20
GDX VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF 87,107,727 $7,022,234.40
VXX iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN 68,429,906 $1,583,849.30
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 66,010,836 $22,155,211.20
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund 46,601,098 $16,609,934.40
EWJ iShares MSCI Japan ETF 40,573,051 $15,020,640.00
TVIX VelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short-Term ETN 37,445,965 $495,896.90
USO United States Oil Fund 35,485,148 $3,851,298.00
UVXY Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 35,245,828 $839,857.90
IWM iShares Russell 2000 ETF 30,147,516 $23,582,083.20
QQQ PowerShares QQQ ETF 26,925,400 $35,060,572.80
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF 23,944,291 $3,092,082.00
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF 22,656,762 $3,325,350.00
XIV VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN 22,387,227 $921,629.00
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF 22,193,398 $1,920,030.00
EFA iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 21,716,803 $58,280,377.60
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 19,002,057 $13,954,745.60
UWTI VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN 16,963,209 $1,035,141.00
XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund 16,877,613 $7,788,727.20
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 15,688,033 $34,125,152.00
UCO ULTRA BLOOMBERG CRUDE OIL ETF 14,173,053 $923,826.50
HYG iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 13,307,628 $14,158,524.80
UNG United States Natural Gas Fund 12,697,920 $533,908.30
GDXJ VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF 12,435,743 $2,846,112.20
XLP Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund 12,200,672 $9,174,381.60
RSX VanEck Vectors Russia ETF 12,118,508 $1,790,806.00
JNK SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF 12,096,271 $12,020,435.20
SDS UltraShort S&P500 ETF 11,673,018 $2,136,729.40
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 11,653,151 $8,208,922.40
XLI Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund 11,559,190 $6,460,375.20
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund 11,436,689 $11,837,912.00
GLD SPDR Gold Shares ETF 10,969,393 $35,041,500.80
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund 10,092,523 $12,269,353.60
SLV iShares Silver Trust ETF 9,812,295 $5,560,154.80
XME SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF 8,798,195 $524,416.20
DUST Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares ETF 8,459,672 $355,137.60
NUGT Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares ETF 8,315,938 $1,282,178.20
IYR iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF 7,815,122 $4,656,100.40
SQQQ UltraPro Short QQQ ETF 7,764,622 $530,701.40
IAU iShares Gold Trust ETF 7,538,778 $8,037,432.00
EWT iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF 7,467,942 $2,134,440.00
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 7,409,948 $31,367,772.80
TLT iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF 7,344,639 $8,129,280.00
EZU iShares MSCI EMU ETF 7,189,611 $10,554,577.60
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 7,087,870 $1,778,170.40
SH Short S&P500 ETF 6,991,523 $2,986,625.40
OIH VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF 6,710,041 $902,337.40
SVXY Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 6,472,769 $522,753.00
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund 6,294,763 $10,096,064.80
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund 6,223,852 $2,677,816.20
SPXS Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3x Shares ETF 6,114,919 $482,026.40
SPXU UltraPro Short S&P500 ETF 5,885,664 $862,127.90
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund 5,641,077 $8,646,102.40
KRE SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF 5,553,597 $1,705,213.80
EWG iShares MSCI Germany ETF 5,466,905 $4,211,508.00
TNA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bull 3x Shares ETF 5,356,320 $758,340.00
IEMG iShares Enhanced U.S. Large-Cap ETF 5,247,542 $10,346,352.00
XRT SPDR S&P Retail ETF 5,175,847 $708,648.30
ERX Direxion Daily Energy Bull 3x Shares ETF 4,913,166 $571,224.50
LABU Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3x Shares ETF 4,389,744 $283,979.50
TZA Direxion Daily Small Cap Bear 3x Shares ETF 4,354,815 $537,721.10
FAS Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares ETF 4,277,630 $1,192,987.70
UGAZ VelocityShares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN 4,227,184 $321,735.00
DGAZ VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN 4,171,298 $46,145.90
VGK Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF 4,083,331 $13,441,622.40
LQD iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 3,948,789 $27,980,211.20
USMV iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF 3,906,188 $12,999,978.40
EPI WisdomTree India Earnings Fund 3,780,374 $1,340,695.90
DIA SPDR Dow Jones® Industrial Average ETF 3,609,608 $11,562,422.40
VNQ Vanguard REIT ETF 3,588,258 $30,823,571.20
TQQQ UltraPro QQQ ETF 3,584,548 $1,175,875.00
VIXY VIX Short-Term Futures ETF 3,528,955 $261,886.00
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 3,482,553 $71,294,156.80
SSO Ultra S&P500 ETF 3,434,624 $1,474,128.00
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF 3,318,727 $2,023,068.00
EWA iShares MSCI Australia ETF 3,309,675 $1,587,738.10
HEDJ WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund 3,155,419 $12,465,628.00
EWH iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF 3,092,050 $1,564,481.20
FEZ SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF 3,047,003 $2,895,343.40
ITB iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF 3,024,070 $1,227,693.00
XHB SPDR Homebuilders ETF 2,929,064 $1,415,172.10
DBEF Deutsche X-trackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF 2,917,814 $11,702,964.00
BKLN PowerShares Senior Loan Portfolio ETF 2,913,641 $4,331,072.00
OIL iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN 2,911,033 $852,522.60
AMJ JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 2,850,316 $3,678,290.00
EWC iShares MSCI Canada ETF 2,839,359 $2,791,740.00
UPRO UltraPro S&P 500 ETF 2,833,561 $687,112.50
AGG iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF 2,804,059 $36,460,684.80
KBE SPDR S&P Bank ETF 2,803,905 $2,247,698.00
EWY iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF 2,764,941 $3,140,584.60
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF 2,669,814 $59,182,291.20
PFF iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF 2,607,214 $15,507,588.80
QID UltraShort QQQ ETF 2,602,147 $396,652.00
SMH VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF 2,509,316 $328,435.70
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund 2,476,436 $2,166,588.00
DWTI VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN 2,474,444 $387,458.30
SPLV PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF 2,464,898 $6,978,972.00
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund 2,422,542 $1,509,825.00
EWM iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF 2,356,641 $312,567.80
IEFA iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 2,291,339 $11,423,157.60

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