Gold miner ETFs saw a big turnaround Wednesday on heavy volume, raising hopes the long-suffering sector has finally hit bottom.
GDX has been in a downward spiral since the beginning of March after hitting resistance at the 200-day simple moving average.
The miner ETF was down 24% for the three months ended May 8, according to Morningstar. It recently dropped to a one-year low. [Gold Miner ETF Falls to New 52-Week Low]
ETFs tracking precious metals and miner stocks have sold off recently while the U.S. dollar has moved higher on the latest Eurozone debt scare. [Gold, Miner ETFs Fall in Risk-Off Trade]
Market Vectors Gold Miners