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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Sep 30, 2019

-28.59 90.64 -13.62 -22.36 40.89
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 Sep 30, 2019

-35.22 103.70 -13.00 -22.35 50.66
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 Dec 5, 2019 USD 5,166.253
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 Nov 30, 2019 rated against 215 Sector Equity Precious Metals 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 Jun 13, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.67
NEWMONT GOLDCORP CORP 9.31
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.10
NEWCREST MINING LTD 7.75
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.97
Name Weight (%)
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 4.87
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.76
KINROSS GOLD CORP 4.55
POLYUS PAO 3.80
B2GOLD CORP 3.53
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 41.51 -0.05 -0.12 46.26 30.05 - LU0320298689 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 31.38 -0.01 -0.03 35.34 22.43 - LU0368236070 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 34.84 -0.04 -0.11 38.92 25.47 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 5.23 -0.01 -0.19 5.91 4.00 - LU0669555244 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.28 -0.01 -0.19 5.95 3.98 - LU0368236153 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.70 -0.09 -0.76 13.20 9.07 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 34.97 -0.04 -0.11 39.09 25.64 - LU0252968424 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.08 -0.01 -0.24 4.62 3.15 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 6.11 -0.01 -0.16 6.85 4.54 - LU0788108826 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 12.47 -0.06 -0.48 14.07 9.91 - LU1960220744 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 10.83 -0.02 -0.18 12.10 7.92 - LU1706558936 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 19.54 -0.02 -0.10 21.90 14.53 - LU0827889212 - -
D4 EUR Annual 29.82 -0.01 -0.03 33.60 21.43 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 9.81 -0.01 -0.10 11.02 7.30 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 5.75 -0.01 -0.17 6.43 4.24 - LU0827889303 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 37.39 -0.02 -0.05 42.00 26.47 - LU0243984555 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 25.61 -0.02 -0.08 28.95 18.59 - LU0171306680 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 91.08 -0.11 -0.12 102.34 68.03 - LU1499592118 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.21 -0.01 -0.19 5.87 3.94 - LU0326423067 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 28.40 -0.01 -0.04 32.06 20.51 - LU0171305526 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 31.53 -0.03 -0.10 35.31 23.29 - LU0055631609 - -
A4 USD Annual 31.52 -0.04 -0.13 35.30 23.28 - LU0724618789 - -
A4 EUR Annual 28.39 -0.02 -0.07 32.06 20.50 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 31.50 -0.01 -0.03 35.49 22.57 - LU0252963623 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 24.36 -0.03 -0.12 27.37 18.22 - LU0147402951 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 21.94 -0.01 -0.05 24.85 16.04 - LU0331289594 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.47 -0.01 -0.22 5.06 3.43 - LU0326423224 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 5.45 -0.01 -0.18 6.11 4.05 - LU0368265764 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 28.44 -0.03 -0.11 31.89 21.11 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.92 -0.01 -0.20 5.57 3.79 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.75 -0.01 -0.21 5.37 3.62 - LU0326422689 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature