Equity

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

84.49 -16.36 -24.86 36.32 40.86
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

103.70 -13.00 -22.35 50.66 48.13
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
32.09 12.10 13.92 -4.84 2.77
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

36.00 19.76 21.56 -3.98 2.26
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
26.59 -5.85 -13.71 32.09 40.87 91.88 -39.09 58.85
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

30.24 -4.53 -12.51 36.00 71.76 165.38 -33.41 46.02
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 Nov 30, 2020 USD 5,814.921
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 45
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Nov 24, 2003
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.
Ongoing Charge 3.30%
ISIN LU0147402951
Bloomberg Ticker MLWORGC
Annual Management Fee 3.00%
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7557101
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 34.34
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.970
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 37.78
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 0.909

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class C2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 227 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 9.58
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.15
KINROSS GOLD CORP 5.10
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.04
B2GOLD CORP 4.15
Name Weight (%)
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.05
NEWCREST MINING LTD 3.86
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.73
SSR MINING INC 3.73
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.73
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 USD Accumulating 30.74 0.19 0.62 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 30.13 0.05 0.17 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.54 0.04 0.62 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 24.31 0.15 0.62 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 13.80 -0.21 -1.50 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.29 0.05 0.69 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
D4 EUR Annual 35.52 0.07 0.20 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 13.97 0.09 0.65 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 54.09 0.35 0.65 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 44.95 0.29 0.65 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.64 0.05 0.76 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 33.57 0.06 0.18 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.01 0.08 0.67 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 45.09 0.09 0.20 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 45.00 0.28 0.63 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 37.47 0.07 0.19 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 114.26 0.72 0.63 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.79 0.04 0.52 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.01 0.03 0.60 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
A4 EUR Annual 33.57 0.06 0.18 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.53 0.04 0.62 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 15.39 -0.19 -1.22 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 25.63 0.05 0.20 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 11.65 0.03 0.26 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.86 0.04 0.59 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.91 0.03 0.51 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 37.51 0.07 0.19 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 36.15 0.23 0.64 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.54 0.04 0.73 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
A4 USD Annual 40.27 0.25 0.62 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.10 0.04 0.66 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 40.28 0.26 0.65 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Managing Director, Global Head of Thematic and Sector based Investing, Fundamental Equity

Stephanie Lee

Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature