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BlackRock Gold and General 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. The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment.
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Dec 31, 2019

-18.69 78.68 -3.61 -11.80 31.52
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

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

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 2, 2020 GBP 1,011.319
Price Yield as of Apr 20, 2018 0.00
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Apr 7, 1988
Share Class Inception Date Apr 7, 1988
Asset Class Equity
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB0005852396
Bloomberg Ticker MRCGLDA
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 0585239
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 500
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Gold and General Fund, Class A, as of Mar 31, 2020 rated against 225 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 Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 10.05
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.99
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 5.51
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 5.23
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.77
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.75
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.48
B2GOLD CORP 3.99
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 3.95
POLYUS PAO 3.44
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Feb 28, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Feb 28, 2020

% 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

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
A Accumulating 9.44 GB0005852396 -
Class X ACC - 1.15 GB00BFBFW808 -
D Accumulating 10.20 GB00B5ZNJ896 -
Class DI Daily 9.96 GB00B99BF015 -
A Daily 8.95 GB0001732584 -
X Daily 0.95 GB00BFBFVW79 -
D Daily 9.47 GB00B5ZNJ904 -
Class DI Accumulating 10.39 GB00B99BDY18 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature