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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  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
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

81.85 -18.04 -26.50 32.85 37.64
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

103.70 -13.00 -22.35 50.66 48.13
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
37.64 10.36 14.91 -5.30 -3.55
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

48.13 20.12 25.16 -3.37 -0.95
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
32.42 -8.44 8.45 37.64 34.40 100.32 -41.97 -37.10
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

36.41 -6.94 7.21 48.13 73.30 207.11 -29.04 -11.52
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.
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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 19, 2020 USD 6,884.913
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 46
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 30, 2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 2.55%
ISIN LU0326423224
Bloomberg Ticker MIWGDUE
Annual Management Fee 2.25%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HQ52
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 34.29
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.965
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 37.83
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.910

Ratings

Ratings

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 Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.53
NEWMONT CORPORATION 9.30
KINROSS GOLD CORP 5.43
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.18
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.43
Name Weight (%)
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.05
B2GOLD CORP 4.03
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.83
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.63
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.58
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
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.53 0.01 0.15 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.58 0.02 0.23 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.92 0.01 0.17 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 16.43 0.04 0.24 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
D4 EUR Annual 42.52 -0.11 -0.26 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 16.56 -0.04 -0.26 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.69 0.02 0.26 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 40.23 -0.10 -0.25 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 28.56 0.05 0.18 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.72 0.02 0.26 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
A4 EUR Annual 40.22 -0.11 -0.27 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 63.52 0.13 0.21 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 36.13 -0.09 -0.25 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.81 0.01 0.13 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 44.85 -0.11 -0.24 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 134.75 0.26 0.19 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 52.84 0.10 0.19 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 52.92 0.11 0.21 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 53.91 -0.13 -0.24 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 14.16 0.03 0.21 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 9.18 0.02 0.22 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
A4 USD Annual 47.39 0.08 0.17 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 36.23 0.06 0.17 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 18.26 0.04 0.19 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 44.91 -0.11 -0.24 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 30.75 -0.08 -0.26 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 47.40 0.09 0.19 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.08 0.01 0.12 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.21 0.02 0.28 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
Class S2 EUR - 13.94 -0.03 -0.21 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 42.57 0.08 0.19 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.97 0.01 0.14 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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