Gold Bullion Securities ISIN GB00B00FHZ82, Ticker GBSS

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Strategy of Gold Bullion Securities

Investment strategy

The gold spot price is the price of gold in US Dollar according to London Bullion market fixing at any given time.


Gold (6)

Precious Metals (21)


GBP 116.01
Last quote
84.73 52 weeks low/high 118.13
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of Gold Bullion Securities


GBP 3,149 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Physically backed)
Legal structure ETC
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 11.82% Risk category
Inception Date 31 March 2004
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 62 Months


0.40% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.00% Compare 0.95%
Compare (Precious Metals)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Jersey

Legal structure

Fund Structure Corporate entity (SICAV, OEIC, SICAF, others)
UCITS compliance No
Fund Provider ETFSecurities
Administrator ETFS Management Company (Jersey) Limited
Investment Advisor ETFS Management Company (Jersey) Limited
Custodian Bank HSBC Bank USA
Revision Company Deloitte LLP
Fiscal Year End 31 December
Swiss representative -
Swiss paying agent -

Tax Status

Germany Tax intransparent
Switzerland No ESTV Reporting
Austria -
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive Out of Scope

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Price index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager -
Securities lending No
Securities lending counterparty -

Performance of Gold Bullion Securities


1 year: 32.72%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2018 2017 2016 2015
21.52% 5.15% 1.86% 30.90% -7.30%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
8.54% 23.46% 19.91% 32.72% 18.92%

Description of Gold Bullion Securities

The Gold Bullion Securities invests in Gold.

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.40% p.a.. 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 Gold Bullion Securities is a very large ETC with 3,149m GBP assets under management. The ETC is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Jersey.

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