Cash

BlackRock Cash Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Credit risk, changes to interest rates and/or issuer defaults will have a significant impact on the performance of fixed income securities. Potential or actual credit rating downgrades may increase the level of risk. Short Term Money Market Funds do not generally experience extreme price variations. Changes in interest rates will impact the Fund.
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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Distributions

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Total Return (%) 0.36 -0.03 0.45 0.58 0.14 -0.07 1.24 4.61
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 0.26 0.15 0.46 0.57 0.06 -0.07 1.40 4.71

Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. Any entry and exit charges are excluded from the calculation.

  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
5.24 2.66 1.67 - 1.02
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 5.26 2.74 1.71 - 1.08
  YTD 1m 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.18 0.43 1.29 2.62 5.24 8.18 8.65 - 9.83
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 2.19 0.44 1.32 2.64 5.26 8.45 8.84 - 10.36
  From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
From
31-Mar-2020
To
31-Mar-2021
From
31-Mar-2021
To
31-Mar-2022
From
31-Mar-2022
To
31-Mar-2023
From
31-Mar-2023
To
31-Mar-2024
Total Return (%)

as of Mar 31, 2024

0.57 -0.02 -0.02 2.11 5.02
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%)

as of Mar 31, 2024

0.54 -0.07 0.05 2.24 5.09
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Markets could develop very differently in the future. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged share class benchmark performance is displayed in GBP.

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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund
as of Jun 14, 2024
GBP 957,544,504
Fund Inception Date
Mar 22, 1990
Base Currency
GBP
Comparator Benchmark 1
Sterling Overnight Index Average Rate (SONIA)
Investment Association Category
-
Ongoing Charge
0.16%
Annual Management Fee
0.10%
Minimum Initial Investment
GBP 50000000
Use of Income
Distributing
Regulatory Structure
UCITS
Morningstar Category
GBP Money Market - Short Term
Dealing Frequency
Daily, forward pricing basis
SEDOL
BW9Z0K9
Share Class Inception Date
Mar 20, 2015
Share Class Currency
GBP
Asset Class
Cash
SFDR Classification
-
Initial Charge
5.00%
ISIN
GB00BW9Z0K92
Performance Fee
0.00%
Minimum Subsequent Investment
GBP 50
Domicile
United Kingdom
Management Company
BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
Dealing Settlement
Trade Date + 2 days
Bloomberg Ticker
BLKCSGI LN
Ongoing Charges Figure ex. Discount
0.16%
The Ongoing Charge may be discounted depending on the size of the fund.

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings
as of May 31, 2024
15
WAL
as of Jun 14, 2024
75 days
3y Beta
as of May 31, 2024
1.011
WAM
as of Jun 14, 2024
54 days
12m Trailing Yield
as of May 31, 2024
4.75%
1-day Yield
as of Jun 14, 2024
5.09%

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics, using links below.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - Tobacco
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands
as of May 31, 2024
0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage
as of May 31, 2024
94.21%
Percentage of Fund not covered
as of May 31, 2024
5.79%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.00% and for Oil Sands 0.00%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

ESG Integration

ESG Integration

ESG integration is the practice of incorporating financially material environmental, social and governance (ESG) data or information into the investment decision process with the objective of enhancing risk-adjusted returns of our clients’ portfolios. Unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation or included within the Fund's investment objective, inclusion of this statement does not imply that the Fund has an ESG-aligned investment objective or strategy, but rather describes how ESG data or information is considered as part of the overall investment process.

The Fund manager considers ESG information in the research, security selection and portfolio review stages of the investment process. The Fund manager conducts bi-weekly credit meetings, wherein each credit is examined through an internal relative value analysis, which contains qualitative governance considerations combined with environmental, societal and governance metrics derived from third-party data providers, where available. The Fund manager conducts regular portfolio risk reviews with Risk and Quantitative Analysis group. These reviews include discussion of the portfolio's exposure to material ESG risks, where appropriate.

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3 stars
Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Cash Fund, Class S, as of May 31, 2024 rated against 260 GBP Money Market - Short Term Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

Name Type Market Value Weight (%) Shares ISIN Maturity Maturity/Reset
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of May 31, 2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jun 14, 2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Jun 14, 2024

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Bid Price Offer Price ISIN
Class S GBP - - GB00BW9Z0K92
Class OA GBP - - GB00BYMV3Z46
Class OA GBP - - GB00BYYQBQ45
D GBP - - GB00B4V7NX18
X GBP - - GB00BVD5YG21
X GBP - - GB00BFBFXM12
Class OD GBP - - GB00BYYQBR51
A GBP - - GB0005849467
Class OS GBP - - GB00BYPBTP36
Class S GBP - - GB00BW1YM199
Class OD GBP - - GB00BYMV4062
Class OS GBP - - GB00BYYQBS68
D GBP - - GB00B42XLZ68
A GBP - - GB0005849350

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Matt Clay
Matt Clay

Literature

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