Equity

BGF World Mining Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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31-Dec-2013
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2014
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2015
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
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31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-22.50 -40.92 53.48 31.81 -16.42
Benchmark (%) Index: EMIX Global Mining Constrained Weights Index (Open) Net<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 Dec 31, 2018

-16.77 -41.08 66.93 31.19 -13.59
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 Mar 26, 2019 USD 5,439.469
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Mar 24, 1997
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Natural Resources
Benchmark Index EMIX Global Mining Constrained Weights Index (Open) Net
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0252968341
Bloomberg Ticker MERSMDU
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3LPMT7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker HSBCMINING
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Mining Fund, Class D2, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 200 Sector Equity Natural Resources 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 Apr 1, 2015)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
RIO TINTO PLC 8.65
BHP GROUP PLC 8.30
GLENCORE PLC 8.26
VALE SA 7.53
NEWMONT MINING CORP 4.53
Name Weight (%)
FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS LTD 4.50
TECK RESOURCES LTD 4.01
BARRICK GOLD CORP 3.74
SOUTH32 LTD 3.56
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 3.22
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 USD Accumulating 42.64 0.43 1.02 46.87 35.95 - LU0252968341 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.18 0.13 1.29 10.18 10.00 - LU1960219498 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 38.64 0.39 1.02 42.73 32.66 - LU0075056555 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 31.03 0.37 1.21 32.99 26.26 - LU0172157363 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 30.23 0.31 1.04 33.76 25.65 - LU0147405384 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.08 0.03 0.98 3.53 2.63 - LU0326425351 - -
A4 EUR Annual 33.22 0.40 1.22 35.37 28.06 - LU0408222593 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 26.75 0.32 1.21 28.62 22.70 - LU0331290337 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.26 0.04 1.24 3.72 2.78 - LU0326424115 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 37.42 0.45 1.22 39.27 31.44 - LU0368236583 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 35.06 0.35 1.01 38.93 29.68 - LU0090845842 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 23.88 0.24 1.02 26.82 20.30 - LU0827890145 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.13 0.08 0.99 9.14 6.91 - LU1023059493 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 2.83 0.03 1.07 3.26 2.43 - LU0326424974 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 50.78 0.52 1.03 55.26 42.63 - LU0147406192 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 5.66 0.05 0.89 6.41 4.83 - LU0827889998 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 5.39 0.06 1.13 6.14 4.61 - LU0521028554 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 37.74 0.46 1.23 39.69 31.75 - LU0252963383 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 34.20 0.41 1.21 36.20 28.89 - LU0172157280 - -
A4 GBP Annual 27.59 0.22 0.80 30.35 24.22 - LU0204068877 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 6.15 0.06 0.99 6.89 5.21 - LU0827890061 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 3.59 0.04 1.13 4.02 3.05 - LU0330918003 - -
D4 GBP Annual 27.77 0.22 0.80 30.62 24.32 - LU0827889725 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 5.47 0.06 1.11 6.09 4.63 - LU0827890228 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.53 0.03 0.86 4.01 3.01 - LU0326425278 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.63 0.04 1.11 4.11 3.09 - LU0368236740 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.90 0.04 1.04 4.38 3.31 - LU0485065857 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 5.87 0.06 1.03 6.60 4.98 - LU0480534758 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 6.80 0.07 1.04 7.59 5.77 - LU0788109121 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 42.28 0.42 1.00 46.38 35.62 - LU0368260294 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Olivia Markham
Olivia Markham

Literature

Literature