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BGF World Mining Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Sep 25, 2020 USD 4,425.128
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Mar 21, 1997
Share Class Inception Date May 19, 2006
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Natural Resources
Benchmark Index MSCI ACWI Metals & Mining 30% Buffer 10/40 (1994) USD
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 Aug 31, 2020 rated against 202 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)

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Aug 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
BHP GROUP PLC 8.56
NEWMONT CORPORATION 8.43
RIO TINTO PLC 7.80
VALE SA 5.67
BARRICK GOLD CORP 4.93
Name Weight (%)
FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC 4.83
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC 4.82
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.78
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 3.98
LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION 2.49
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 47.97 0.15 0.31 52.99 27.64 - LU0252968341 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.00 0.04 0.36 11.93 6.85 - LU1960219498 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 2.94 0.01 0.34 3.25 1.73 - LU0326424974 - -
D4 GBP Annual 31.56 0.16 0.51 34.31 19.95 - LU0827889725 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.24 0.01 0.31 3.58 1.90 - LU0326425351 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.45 0.01 0.29 3.82 2.02 - LU0326424115 - -
A4 EUR Annual 35.31 0.13 0.37 38.32 22.08 - LU0408222593 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 25.70 0.09 0.35 28.44 14.91 - LU0827890145 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.26 0.01 0.24 4.71 2.47 - LU0485065857 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 6.00 0.02 0.33 6.63 3.48 - LU0827890228 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 3.90 0.02 0.52 4.30 2.27 - LU0330918003 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 33.00 0.11 0.33 36.47 19.21 - LU0147405384 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 47.75 0.15 0.32 52.74 27.48 - LU0368260294 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 33.27 0.12 0.36 36.11 20.78 - LU0172157363 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 7.53 0.02 0.27 8.32 4.35 - LU0788109121 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 58.22 0.19 0.33 64.28 33.33 - LU0147406192 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 5.70 0.02 0.35 6.31 3.33 - LU0521028554 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 41.05 0.16 0.39 44.53 25.44 - LU0368236583 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.79 0.01 0.26 4.19 2.21 - LU0326425278 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 36.95 0.14 0.38 40.09 23.02 - LU0172157280 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 10.37 0.04 0.39 11.47 6.06 - LU1960224738 - -
A4 GBP Annual 31.43 0.15 0.48 34.18 19.83 - LU0204068877 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 28.37 0.11 0.39 30.79 17.78 - LU0331290337 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.91 0.01 0.26 4.32 2.27 - LU0368236740 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 41.24 0.16 0.39 44.74 25.59 - LU0252963383 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 38.71 0.12 0.31 42.77 22.44 - LU0090845842 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 42.98 0.14 0.33 47.48 24.86 - LU0075056555 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 6.32 0.02 0.32 7.00 3.69 - LU0480534758 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 6.06 0.02 0.33 6.71 3.53 - LU0827889998 - -
D2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 6.70 0.02 0.30 7.42 3.90 - LU0827890061 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.51 0.03 0.35 9.42 5.01 - LU1023059493 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
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Olivia Markham
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Literature

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