Exchange traded products hold about 2,604 tons of bullion valued at roughly $145 billion.

Gold ETFs let individuals and fund managers trade and invest in gold without the costs of transporting, storing and insuring the precious metal. [Hedge Funds Buy Gold ETFs]

ETFS Physical Asian Gold Shares

 

Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own GLD.

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