Invesco Physical Gold A

ISIN IE00B579F325


Ticker SGLP

0.12% p.a.
Distribution policy
Full replication
Fund size
11,738 m



The product tracks the spot price of gold in US Dollar.
The ETC's TER (total expense ratio) amounts to 0.12% p.a.. The Invesco Physical Gold A is the largest ETC that tracks the Gold index. The ETC replicates the performance of the underlying index with a collateralised debt obligation which is backed by physical holdings of the precious metal.
The Invesco Physical Gold A is a very large ETC with 11,738m GBP assets under management. The ETC was launched on 25 June 2009 and is domiciled in Ireland.
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Investment focus
Precious Metals, Gold
Fund size
GBP 11,738 m
Total expense ratio
0.12% p.a.
Replication Physical (Physically backed)
Legal structure ETC
Strategy risk Long-only
Sustainability No
Fund currency USD
Currency risk Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP)
Inception/ Listing Date 25 June 2009
Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland
Fund Provider Invesco
Germany No tax rebate
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Non-Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
Indextype -
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager -
Securities lending No
Securities lending counterparty -

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Returns overview

YTD +12.11%
1 month -2.59%
3 months +7.99%
6 months +13.57%
1 year +17.67%
3 years +37.53%
5 years +69.39%
Since inception (MAX) +101.20%
2023 +7.32%
2022 +12.00%
2021 -2.89%
2020 +20.10%

Monthly returns in a heat map


Risk metrics in this section:
  • Volatility, annualised, measured for 1, 3 and 5 year periods. The annualised volatility reflects the degree of price fluctuations during a one year period. The higher the volatility, the more significantly the price of the asset (stock, ETF, etc.) has changed in the past. Assets with higher volatility are generally considered more risky. We calculate the volatility based on the data for the past 1, 3 and 5 years so that you can see if price fluctuations for the ETF became stronger or weaker over time.
  • Return per risk for 1, 3 and 5 year periods. This is the annualised (i.e. converted to a one year period) past return divided by the past annualised volatility. The metric puts the historical return of an asset in relation to its historical risk and gives you a retrospective indication of the degree of price fluctuation you had to bear with in order to obtain the return. We calculate this parameter for 1, 3 and 5 year periods to display its evolution over time.
  • Maximum drawdown for a period. This shows the worst possible loss an investor could have suffered during the respective period, by first buying and subsequently selling the asset at the least favourable prices. For example, if there was the following sequence of daily ETF prices: 10€, 5€, 12€, 20€, an investor would have suffered the worst loss by buying for 10€ and subsequently selling for 5€. Therefore in this case the maximum drawdown would be (5€ - 10€)/10€ = -50%.
ETF returns include dividend payments (if applicable).
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Risk overview

Volatility 1 year 13.61%
Volatility 3 years 14.75%
Volatility 5 years 15.90%
Return per risk 1 year 1.29
Return per risk 3 years 0.76
Return per risk 5 years 0.70
Maximum drawdown 1 year -6.27%
Maximum drawdown 3 years -9.79%
Maximum drawdown 5 years -22.18%
Maximum drawdown since inception -41.78%

Rolling 1 year volatility

Stock exchange


Listing Trade Currency Ticker Bloomberg /
iNAV Bloomberg Code
Reuters RIC /
iNAV Reuters
Market Maker
SIX Swiss Exchange USD SGLD -
gettex EUR 8PSG -
Euronext Amsterdam EUR SGLD -
Borsa Italiana EUR SGLD -
London Stock Exchange GBX SGLP -
London Stock Exchange USD SGLD -

Further information

Further ETCs on Gold

Fund name Fund Size in m € (AuM) TER p.a. Distribution Replication
iShares Physical Gold ETC 13,506 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Full replication
WisdomTree Physical Gold 4,305 0.39% p.a. Accumulating Full replication
Amundi Physical Gold ETC (C) 3,941 0.12% p.a. Accumulating Full replication
Xtrackers IE Physical Gold ETC Securities 3,123 0.11% p.a. Accumulating Full replication
Gold Bullion Securities 2,585 0.40% p.a. Accumulating Full replication

Frequently asked questions

What is the name of SGLP?

The name of SGLP is Invesco Physical Gold A.

What is the ticker of Invesco Physical Gold A?

The primary ticker of Invesco Physical Gold A is SGLP.

What is the ISIN of Invesco Physical Gold A?

The ISIN of Invesco Physical Gold A is IE00B579F325.

What are the costs of Invesco Physical Gold A?

The total expense ratio (TER) of Invesco Physical Gold A amounts to 0.12% p.a.. These costs are withdrawn continuously from the fund assets and already included in the performance of the ETF. You don't have to pay them separately. Please have a look at our article for more information about the cost of ETFs.

What's the fund size of Invesco Physical Gold A?

The fund size of Invesco Physical Gold A is 11,738m GBP. See the following article for more information about the size of ETFs.

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