CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Annual Report of SPDR® Gold Trust (the Trust) on Form 10-K for the period ending September 30, 2012 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
on the date hereof (the Report), I, Jason Toussaint, principal executive officer of World Gold Trust Services, LLC, the Sponsor of the Trust, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, as adopted pursuant to
§ 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
(1) The Report fully complies with the requirements of
section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(2) The information contained in the
Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and result of operations of the Trust.
(principal executive officer)
||The originally executed copy of this Certification will be maintained at the Sponsors offices and will be made available for inspection upon request.
||The Registrant is a trust and Mr. Toussaint is signing in his capacity as an officer of World Gold Trust Services, LLC, the sponsor of the Trust.