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Best/Worst Daily ETF Returns: Gold Miners Soar

The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca:GDX) gained 4.11 percent on Wednesday, March 6, leading the seven precious metals mining funds that populated the best performers' list for the day. U.S.-listed ETF assets skyrocketed to a new asset record, hitting $1.442 trillion, and the Dow jumped another 42.47 points, or 0.30 percent, to close at 14,296.24.

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

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
GDX Market Vectors Gold Miners 4.11% 33,787,795 7,128.48
GDXJ Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners 4.08% 9,749,171 2,120.83
SLVP iShares MSCI Global Silver Miners 3.92% 1,205 1.78
SILJ PureFunds ISE Junior Silver (Small Cap Miners/Explorers) 3.87% 8,742 3.39
GLDX Global X Gold Explorers 3.63% 178,959 33.41
XME SPDR S&P Metals and Mining 3.37% 4,615,232 682.06
SIL Global X Silver Miners 3.29% 166,989 277.86
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped 3.13% 16,088,893 8,264.10
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam 3.04% 1,361,387 413.47
KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy 2.68% 4,442 12.89
Bottom 10 1-Day Performers, Excluding Leverage/Inverse Funds and 'lt;1,000 Shares Traded

Ticker Name 1-Day Performance 1-Day Volume AUM ($, mm)
WEAT Teucrium Wheat -2.94% 33,002 6.03
CORN Teucrium Corn -2.15% 41,427 37.47
GAZ iPath Dow Jones-UBS Natural Gas Total Return ETN -2.07% 29,625 35.83
JJG iPath Dow Jones UBS Grains Total Return ETN -2.06% 21,285 120.48
UNG United States Natural Gas -1.67% 4,235,711 996.97
ZROZ PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury -1.40% 7,199 74.20
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN -1.38% 1,580 29.34
PGJ PowerShares Golden Dragon China -1.34% 19,191 187.61
EDV Vanguard Extended Duration Treasury -1.33% 19,647 153.57
UNL United States 12 Month Natural Gas -1.33% 19,026 45.32

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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