Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Jun-2014
To
30-Jun-2015
From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 30-Jun-2019

-27.17 51.00 -20.26 -11.98 9.62
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of 30-Jun-2019

-31.01 68.49 -21.76 -1.41 18.56

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in EUR, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 23-Aug-2019 USD 5,398.563
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-1994
Share Class launch date 30-Nov-2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0326422689
Bloomberg Ticker MIWGDUA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3KVCC9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A2 Hedged, as of 31-Jul-2018 rated against 228 Other Equity Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 13-Jun-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
NEWCREST MINING LTD 9.56
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.45
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.01
NEWMONT GOLDCORP CORP 7.21
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.72
Name Weight (%)
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.71
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.14
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.83
B2GOLD CORP 3.55
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 3.39
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 5.07 -0.01 -0.20 5.29 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 31.67 0.07 0.22 32.44 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
Class D2 USD None 36.93 -0.01 -0.03 38.39 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
Class D2 EUR None 33.36 0.06 0.18 34.17 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 13.30 -0.02 -0.15 13.85 9.91 - LU1960220744 - -
Class A2 USD None 33.37 -0.01 -0.03 34.70 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 5.55 0.00 0.00 5.78 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 12.39 -0.01 -0.08 12.72 9.07 - LU1960224068 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 33.37 -0.01 -0.03 34.70 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 30.14 0.06 0.20 30.88 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 20.71 0.00 0.00 21.55 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
Class A2 EUR None 30.15 0.06 0.20 30.89 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature