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

87.78 -18.97 -21.88 47.79 33.91
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

102.33 -17.30 -20.96 60.50 37.72
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
33.91 15.63 18.66 -0.60 3.08
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

37.72 20.44 23.93 -1.89 1.23
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
30.93 -6.29 4.89 33.91 54.60 135.24 -5.86 54.66
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

30.59 -5.09 2.68 37.72 74.71 192.33 -17.39 19.19
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 28, 2020 USD 6,293.247
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 May 19, 2006
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.31%
ISIN LU0252963623
Bloomberg Ticker MERWGDE
Annual Management Fee 1.00%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HP22
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDIEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 32.37
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.981
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 35.91
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 0.914

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

4
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class D2, as of Jan 31, 2020 rated against 217 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 Sep 18, 2015)

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
D2 EUR Accumulating 41.11 -1.65 -3.86 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 41.05 -1.65 -3.86 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.03 -0.34 -4.61 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 49.36 -1.98 -3.86 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 57.92 -2.78 -4.58 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
A4 EUR Annual 36.81 -1.48 -3.87 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.82 -0.38 -4.63 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.00 -0.35 -4.76 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 15.76 -0.17 -1.07 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 36.82 -1.48 -3.86 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 14.97 -0.72 -4.59 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 8.36 -0.41 -4.68 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
D4 EUR Annual 38.92 -1.56 -3.85 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 12.88 -0.63 -4.66 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 48.24 -2.32 -4.59 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.39 -0.26 -4.60 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 48.17 -2.32 -4.59 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 33.06 -1.33 -3.87 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.12 -0.34 -4.56 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 26.04 -1.25 -4.58 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
Class S2 EUR - 12.76 -0.51 -3.84 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 43.20 -2.08 -4.59 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 122.41 -6.16 -4.79 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.35 -0.31 -4.65 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 28.14 -1.12 -3.83 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 17.44 -0.16 -0.91 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
A4 USD Annual 43.19 -2.08 -4.59 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.95 -0.29 -4.65 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.36 -0.36 -4.66 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 33.01 -1.59 -4.60 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 38.79 -1.87 -4.60 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.57 -0.32 -4.64 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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