The World Gold Council released data showed the strongest month of net inflow to ETF's in the past year. The driver was North American and European funds. For individuals in North America the SDPR Gold Shares and iShares Gold Trust took the the lead; in the European market Inflows were led by Xtrackers Physical Gold, Invesco Physical Gold.
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