CORRECTED-TABLE-Holdings of SPDR Gold unchanged, iShares Silver drop (March 23)

PUBLISHED: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 10:29:45 GMT
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(Corrects absolute change for COMEX Gold Trust, ABSA – NewGold ETF fund, total gold holdings, iShares Silver Trust and Sprott Physical Silver in the table) March 23 (Reuters) – Holdings of the largest gold-backed exchange-traded-fund (ETF), New York’s SPDR Gold Trust, remained unchanged on Monday from Friday, while holdings of the largest silver-backed ETF, New York’s iShares Silver Trust, fell 0.4% during the same period. Exchange-traded funds, the most widely recognized type of ETP, back each security issued with physical stocks of a given commodity, creating a product they say is free from counterparty risk. Name New Holdings Date Prev Holdings Prev Abs Change % chg YTD Abs (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) Change (OZ) GOLD SPDR Gold Trust 33,815,634.7 Mar 22 33,815,634.7 Mar 19 0.0 0.00% -3,824,671.2 COMEX Gold Trust 16,322,867.1 Mar 22 16,303,810.9 Mar 19 19,056.2 0.12% -558,784.5 ETF Securities gold (ex-US) 9,293,742.4 Nov 30 9,293,742.4 Nov 30 0.0 — — ZKB Physical Gold ** 5,578,245.6 Feb 12 5,578,245.6 Feb 12 0.0 — -19,543.9 Sprott Physical Gold Trust 2,604,200.0 Mar 22 2,604,200.0 Mar 19 0.0 0.00% 28,980.0 ETFS Physical Swiss Gold 844,902.3 Jan 24 844,902.3 Jan 24 0.0 — — ABSA – NewGold ETF 636,242.0 Mar 19 639,996.6 Mar 18 -3,754.6 -0.59% 12,566.6 Total 69,095,834.1 69,080,532.7 15,301.6 0.02% -4,604,162.8 SILVER iShares Silver Trust 585,846,244.0 Mar 22 588,445,814.4 Mar 19 -2,599,570.4 -0.44% 27,130,361.6 Sprott Physical Silver 129,833,248.0 Mar 22 129,733,248.0 Mar 19 100,000.0 0.08% 38,724,593.0 ETF Securities silver ex-US 100,389,761.6 Nov 30 100,389,761.6 Nov 30 0.0 — — ZKB Physical Silver 94,280,964.8 Feb 12 94,280,964.8 Feb 12 0.0 — 836,883.9 ETFS Physical Silver Shares 22,908,298.3 Mar 20 22,908,298.3 Mar 20 0.0 — — Total 933,258,516.7 935,758,087.1 -2,499,570.4 -0.27% 189,989,898.4 PLATINUM ETFS Physical Platinum Shares 738,343.9 Mar 20 738,343.9 Mar 20 0.0 — — ABSA – NewPlat ETF 689,119.7 May 28 689,119.7 May 28 0.0 — — ETF Securities platinum ex-US 617,330.8 Nov 30 617,330.8 Nov 30 0.0 — — ZKB Physical Platinum 430,400.0 Feb 12 430,400.0 Feb 12 0.0 — 7,145.5 Total 2,475,194.4 2,475,194.4 0.0 0.00% 2,051,939.9 PALLADIUM InvestPalladium ETF # 142,113.5 Mar 25 142,113.5 Mar 25 0.0 — — ETFS Physical Palladium Shares 129,466.6 Mar 20 129,466.6 Mar 20 0.0 — — ETF Securities palladium ex-US 111,915.0 Nov 30 111,915.0 Nov 30 0.0 — — ZKB Physical Palladium 77,944.9 Feb 12 77,944.9 Feb 12 0.0 — -64.3 ABSA – NewPalladium ETF **** 26,336.7 May 28 26,336.7 May 28 0.0 — — Total 487,776.7 487,776.7 0.0 0.00% 409,767.5 The figures above are those reported to Reuters by the organizations involved by telephone or email on the date shown, or those that are publicly available on their websites. ** ZKB physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium funds are fully backed by physical precious metal and investors are entitled to physical delivery of them. *** Shareholders in the GAM Gold fund can elect to hold “A class” shares, which are fully backed by physical gold. Investors in that class are entitled to physical delivery of the precious metal. Investors may also elect to hold “AX” class shares, which are fully backed by physical gold. Investors in that class are not entitled to physical delivery of the precious metal. **** Absa Capital’s NewPalladium Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) was listed on March 27, 2014 and is fully backed with South African palladium. # Standard Bank’s AfricaPalladium ETF, South Africa’s first listed palladium exchange traded fund, debuted on March 24, 2014.

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