Gold Miners ETFs

The world's largest gold and silver mining companies - an enduring hedge against uncertainty.

Gold Stocks – A Natural Part of an Investment Portfolio

Store of Value

Gold has been a store of value for thousands of years – also in the last century. While the Dollar has lost 96% of its purchasing power over time, gold has retained its value.

Purchasing Power of the US Dollar vs Gold

This is a Chart which shows Purchasing Power of the US Dollar vs Gold as basis for the gold mining ETF

Source: Bloomberg, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, VanEck. Past performance is no guarantee for future results.

Risk: Investors should consider risks before investing. See dedicated risk factors section on this website.

VanEck, the Global Leader in
Gold Mine Investing

  • World's largest gold mine ETF strategy, with 20.4 billion USD in assets (combined globally, as of 31/12/2021)
  • The first to introduce a gold stock fund in the US (1968)
  • The first to introduce a gold miner ETF in the US (2006)
  • Recognized leader in gold investing with a monthly gold commentary

We Offer Two Gold Miners ETFs

VanEck Vectors Gold Miners UCITS ETF


  • Invest in the world's largest gold and silver mining companies
  • Established firms, with stable cash flows
  • Global investment universe
  • UCITS version of the market leader in the US

VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners UCITS ETF


  • Invest in the world's most liquid junior gold and silver mining companies
  • Young firms in exploration phase. Upside from discovery
  • Global investment universe

Main Risk Factors


The Funds will be sensitive to changes in, and its performance will depend to a greater extent on, the overall condition of gold and silver ore mining companies.

For more information on risks, please see the “Risk Factors” section of the relevant Fund’s prospectus, available on

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Why Invest in VanEck ETFs?

  • Since we were founded in 1955 we have constantly been at the forefront of innovation, giving you access to new opportunities like gold funds, emerging market funds and ETFs.
  • We are privately-held, allowing us to focus on our clients’ long-term interests.
  • Our ETFs are transparent: they acquire the underlying securities (no synthetic replication). Securities are not lent out.1
1This only holds for VanEck’s European ETFs.
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