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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Mar 31, 2020

5.56 19.71 -25.65 9.28 2.07
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index<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

12.47 20.78 -18.24 10.74 13.39
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 May 29, 2020 USD 6,026.974
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0331289594
Bloomberg Ticker MWORGCA
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HP00
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDIEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class C2, as of Dec 31, 2017 rated against 190 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective May 2, 2017)

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
C2 EUR Accumulating 27.75 0.18 0.65 30.09 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.07 0.06 1.20 5.43 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.78 0.11 1.43 8.32 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 40.12 0.26 0.65 43.47 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 24.13 0.33 1.39 25.84 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
A4 EUR Annual 36.13 0.24 0.67 39.15 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.64 0.09 1.37 7.10 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 115.04 1.58 1.39 122.86 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
D4 EUR Annual 38.08 0.25 0.66 41.26 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 36.13 0.23 0.64 39.16 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 32.51 0.21 0.65 35.24 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 44.61 0.62 1.41 47.73 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.06 0.17 1.43 12.90 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 53.42 0.74 1.40 57.14 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 40.18 0.56 1.41 43.00 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.58 0.07 1.27 5.98 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
A4 USD Annual 40.17 0.55 1.39 42.99 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.16 0.09 1.48 6.59 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 15.58 0.21 1.37 16.67 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 30.86 0.42 1.38 33.04 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 40.22 0.26 0.65 43.58 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
Class S2 EUR - 12.47 0.08 0.65 13.51 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 48.04 0.32 0.67 52.03 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 14.88 0.10 0.68 16.12 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 44.72 0.62 1.41 47.85 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.54 0.09 1.40 7.00 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.26 0.10 1.40 7.77 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.57 0.09 1.39 7.04 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.85 0.09 1.33 7.34 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.95 0.08 1.36 6.36 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 13.87 0.19 1.39 14.84 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 36.15 0.50 1.40 38.70 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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