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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
To
31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
To
31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

15.93 15.90 -11.44 2.89 2.86
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 Mar 31, 2020

19.34 13.35 -5.98 1.10 10.80
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 Jun 3, 2020 USD 5,873.723
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 May 31, 2020 rated against 229 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 Apr 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.38
NEWMONT CORPORATION 8.91
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.93
ALAMOS GOLD INC 4.48
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 4.23
Name Weight (%)
B2GOLD CORP 4.23
KINROSS GOLD CORP 4.17
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.86
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.86
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 3.52
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 51.91 -2.90 -5.29 57.14 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 15.16 0.28 1.88 16.12 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 11.70 -0.65 -5.26 12.90 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.93 -0.27 -5.19 5.43 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.05 -0.39 -5.24 7.77 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.39 -0.35 -5.19 7.04 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 13.48 -0.75 -5.27 14.84 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.56 -0.42 -5.26 8.32 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 46.28 -2.69 -5.49 52.03 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 43.45 -2.43 -5.30 47.85 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
A4 EUR Annual 34.79 -2.03 -5.51 39.15 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 111.83 -6.12 -5.19 122.86 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 15.15 -0.82 -5.13 16.67 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
D4 EUR Annual 36.68 -2.13 -5.49 41.26 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 38.64 -2.26 -5.53 43.47 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 43.35 -2.42 -5.29 47.73 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.36 -0.35 -5.22 7.00 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
A4 USD Annual 39.03 -2.18 -5.29 42.99 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 39.03 -2.19 -5.31 43.00 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.43 -0.29 -5.07 5.98 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 29.98 -1.67 -5.28 33.04 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 35.12 -1.96 -5.29 38.70 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.78 -0.31 -5.09 6.36 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.66 -0.37 -5.26 7.34 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 5.98 -0.34 -5.38 6.59 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 26.72 -1.56 -5.52 30.09 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 12.01 -0.70 -5.51 13.51 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 31.31 -1.83 -5.52 35.24 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 23.46 -1.28 -5.17 25.84 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.46 -0.34 -5.00 7.10 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 34.80 -2.03 -5.51 39.16 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 38.74 -2.26 -5.51 43.58 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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