Equity

BGF World Gold 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.
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Performance

Performance

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30-Jun-2015
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2018
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Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

50.47 -20.96 -12.77 9.23 31.75
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 Jun 30, 2020

68.49 -21.76 -1.41 18.56 44.21
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 Sep 30, 2020 USD 6,569.511
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Jul 19, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0521028471
Bloomberg Ticker BGWG SW
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3YGQL7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment CHF 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment CHF 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

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 13, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.58
NEWMONT CORPORATION 8.94
KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD LTD 5.12
KINROSS GOLD CORP 4.59
GOLD FIELDS LTD 4.50
Name Weight (%)
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.09
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.87
B2GOLD CORP 3.85
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.71
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 3.50
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 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.94 -0.08 -1.14 8.13 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 50.83 -0.53 -1.03 59.37 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 129.68 -1.41 -1.08 152.25 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 7.43 -0.08 -1.07 8.69 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 5.70 -0.06 -1.04 6.71 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 16.18 0.15 0.94 18.48 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 35.03 -0.29 -0.82 40.35 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
D4 EUR Annual 41.21 -0.33 -0.79 47.37 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.52 -0.08 -1.05 8.82 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 27.49 -0.29 -1.04 32.06 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 8.26 -0.08 -0.96 9.64 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 39.00 -0.31 -0.79 44.89 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 52.21 -0.41 -0.78 59.90 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 15.80 -0.16 -1.00 18.46 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 43.45 -0.35 -0.80 49.93 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 13.63 -0.15 -1.09 15.93 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
A4 EUR Annual 39.00 -0.31 -0.79 44.88 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 61.06 -0.64 -1.04 71.22 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 50.91 -0.53 -1.03 59.49 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 8.83 -0.09 -1.01 10.34 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 7.40 -0.08 -1.07 8.68 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 17.77 0.27 1.54 20.65 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 29.83 -0.24 -0.80 34.40 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 13.51 -0.11 -0.81 15.52 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 34.89 -0.37 -1.05 40.90 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 43.52 -0.35 -0.80 50.03 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 7.78 -0.08 -1.02 9.10 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 40.98 -0.43 -1.04 47.98 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.29 -0.07 -1.10 7.40 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 45.62 -0.48 -1.04 53.37 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
A4 USD Annual 45.61 -0.48 -1.04 53.37 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 6.71 -0.07 -1.03 7.88 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature