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Weekly ETF Monitor for week ending 30 August 2019

This week's highlights

  • Best performers for the week were the suite of physically backed precious metal ETFs. ETFS Physical Platinum (ETPMPT) was up 10.9% for the week, ETFS Physical Silver (ETPMAG) was up 8.4% and ETFS Physical Palladium (ETPMPD) up 6.2%.

  • YTD the top performers remain dominated by gold miners, led by VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) up 48.2%.

  • The worst performers were agricultural and long Aussie dollar ETFs, with the BetaShares Strong Australian Dollar Hedge Fund (AUDS) down 1.1%.

  • Flows for the week consisted of inflows of $200 Million and outflows of $18 million. These flows were dominated by Australian equities, cash and physical gold. ETFS Physical Gold (GOLD), BetaShares Australia 200 ETF (A200) and iShares Core Cash ETF (BILL) all saw flows above $20 million.