Equity

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

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Distributions

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30-Sep-2015
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30-Sep-2016
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2017
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2018
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30-Sep-2019
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30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

116.82 -15.63 -21.90 52.71 39.20
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
39.20 18.41 24.88 0.70 4.71
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
42.14 -3.20 6.27 39.20 66.03 203.71 7.18 67.89
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Oct 21, 2020 GBP 1,758.572
Price Yield as of Oct 22, 2020 0.14
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 50
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Apr 7, 1988
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
Ongoing Charge 1.16%
ISIN GB00B5ZNJ904
Bloomberg Ticker BLKGGDI
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B5ZNJ90
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Gold and General Fund, Class D, as of Sep 30, 2020 rated against 228 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 4, 2020)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.20
NEWMONT CORPORATION 8.43
KINROSS GOLD CORP 5.46
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.10
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.14
Name Weight (%)
GOLD FIELDS LTD 3.98
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.80
B2GOLD CORP 3.76
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.60
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.52
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

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% of Market Value

Type Fund
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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
D Daily 15.39 GB00B5ZNJ904 -
D Accumulating 16.58 GB00B5ZNJ896 -
Class X ACC - 1.89 GB00BFBFW808 -
Class DI Accumulating 16.91 GB00B99BDY18 -
X Daily 1.54 GB00BFBFVW79 -
Class DI Daily 16.21 GB00B99BF015 -
A Accumulating 15.28 GB0005852396 -
A Daily 14.48 GB0001732584 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature