Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
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31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-3.27 -20.23 53.93 4.75 -15.89
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 Dec 31, 2018

-15.20 -21.42 59.59 9.11 -11.31
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.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Mar 25, 2019 USD 4,621.570
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Dec 21, 2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0320298689
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGUX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GLN2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class X2, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 191 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective May 18, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 8.99
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.50
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.06
NEWMONT MINING CORP 7.34
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.70
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.51
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.45
B2GOLD CORP 4.30
FRESNILLO PLC 4.16
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.26
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
X2 USD Accumulating 35.91 0.70 1.99 36.38 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 31.72 0.50 1.60 32.08 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 5.03 0.10 2.03 5.23 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.71 0.09 1.95 4.99 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.69 0.07 1.93 3.99 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 5.37 0.10 1.90 5.60 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 9.44 0.19 2.05 9.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
D4 EUR Annual 25.58 0.40 1.59 25.90 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 17.18 0.32 1.90 17.99 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 22.11 0.34 1.56 22.41 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 24.43 0.38 1.58 24.75 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
A4 EUR Annual 24.42 0.37 1.54 24.75 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 80.50 1.54 1.95 84.53 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.65 0.09 1.97 4.93 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 26.80 0.41 1.55 27.13 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 27.65 0.53 1.95 28.55 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.66 0.17 2.00 9.05 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 30.34 0.58 1.95 31.03 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 26.95 0.42 1.58 27.29 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
A4 USD Annual 27.65 0.53 1.95 28.54 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.70 0.09 1.95 4.97 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 30.51 0.59 1.97 31.28 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 21.56 0.42 1.99 22.51 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 19.04 0.29 1.55 19.31 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.45 0.08 1.83 4.75 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 25.03 0.48 1.96 25.96 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.03 0.08 2.03 4.32 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.26 0.08 1.91 4.55 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.79 0.09 1.91 5.02 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature