Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2014
To
31-Mar-2015
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
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2019

-19.99 13.56 13.58 -13.19 0.85
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, 2019

-23.45 19.34 13.35 -5.98 1.10
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 Apr 17, 2019 USD 4,366.548
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
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 LU0055631609
Bloomberg Ticker MIGGMFI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4940016
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A2, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 198 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Silver
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Silver medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective May 18, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.61
NEWMONT MINING CORP 9.01
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.31
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.31
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 5.07
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.55
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.23
FRESNILLO PLC 4.07
B2GOLD CORP 3.77
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.61
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
A2 USD Accumulating 26.16 -0.12 -0.46 28.55 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 30.09 -0.15 -0.50 32.17 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.44 -0.02 -0.45 4.97 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 16.24 -0.08 -0.49 17.99 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.53 -0.05 -0.52 10.00 9.53 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 28.88 -0.13 -0.45 31.28 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 18.03 -0.09 -0.50 19.31 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 76.06 -0.35 -0.46 84.53 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 25.41 -0.13 -0.51 27.19 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 8.93 -0.04 -0.45 9.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
D4 EUR Annual 24.25 -0.12 -0.49 25.95 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.45 -0.02 -0.45 4.99 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 23.14 -0.12 -0.52 24.78 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 28.73 -0.13 -0.45 31.03 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.48 -0.02 -0.57 3.99 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.19 -0.03 -0.36 9.05 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.94 -0.11 -0.52 22.42 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
A4 EUR Annual 23.14 -0.12 -0.52 24.77 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.76 -0.02 -0.42 5.23 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 34.01 -0.15 -0.44 36.38 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.39 -0.02 -0.45 4.93 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
A4 USD Annual 26.16 -0.12 -0.46 28.54 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 5.08 -0.02 -0.39 5.60 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 20.38 -0.09 -0.44 22.51 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 25.55 -0.13 -0.51 27.34 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.02 -0.02 -0.50 4.55 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.80 -0.02 -0.52 4.32 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.53 -0.02 -0.44 5.02 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.20 -0.02 -0.47 4.75 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 23.67 -0.11 -0.46 25.96 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature