Best/Worst Weekly ETF Returns: ‘EGPT’ Soars

By Hannah Tool,

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The Market Vectors Egypt ETF (NYSEArca:EGPT) spiked 14.14 percent in the week ending Wednesday, July 3 following the unseating of President Mohammed Morsi, and gold miner funds rallied as much as 13 percent.

The S&P 500 moved up 2.21 points during that same four-day period, closing at 1,615.41 on Wednesday, July 3.

The Global X Gold Explorers fund (NYSEArca:GLDX) shot up 13.02 percent, leading a handful of gold and silver miner funds to outperform even though gold prices continued their downward movement.

Commodity funds like the Teucrium Corn ETF (NYSEArca:CORN) also suffered losses. CORN fell 6.70 percent, the biggest slide for a single-commodity fund this week, according to's weekly commodity fund flows report.

Top 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and 'lt;1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name Weekly Performance Weekly Volume AUM ($, mm)
EGPT Market Vectors Egypt 14.14% 332,460 30.61
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers 13.02% 248,336 24.78
SIL Global X Silver Miners 11.14% 907,531 182.59
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners 10.02% 35,415 4.55
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners 9.53% 6,826,162 1,211.27
TDD db X-trackers 2010 Target Date 9.17% 3,947 9.78
ICOL iShares MSCI Colombia Capped 9.13% 2,700 11.97
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 8.82% 163,952,043 5,826.16
PALL ETFS Physical Palladium 8.58% 392,069 545.89
PSAU PowerShares Global Gold and Precious Metals 8.27% 121,340 18.40
Bottom 10 Weekly Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and 'lt;1,000 Shares Traded
Ticker Name Weekly Performance Weekly Volume AUM ($, mm)
CVOL C-Tracks Citi Volatility ETN -11.14% 30,092 2.66
EWZS iShares MSCI Brazil Small Cap -8.77% 95,480 35.77
VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term -7.25% 2,092,063 169.82
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN -7.20% 171,246,408 1,124.16
VIIX VelocityShares VIX Short Term ETN -7.18% 1,959,963 22.51
BRF Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap -7.12% 635,139 238.48
CORN Teucrium Corn -6.70% 508,589 38.15
GBB iPath GBP/USD Exchange Rate ETN -5.68% 5,566 2.86
SGG iPath Dow Jones-UBS Sugar Total Return ETN -5.49% 40,228 28.04
SGAR iPath Pure Beta Sugar ETN -5.37% 1,100 2.11

Disclaimer:All data as of 6 a.m. Eastern time the date the article is published. Data is believed to be accurate; however, transient market data is often subject to subsequent revision and correction by the exchanges.

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This article appears in: Investing ETFs
Referenced Stocks: CORN , EGPT , GLDX

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