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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Mar-2015
To
31-Mar-2016
From
31-Mar-2016
To
31-Mar-2017
From
31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
From
31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
From
31-Mar-2019
To
31-Mar-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Mar 31, 2020

13.23 12.48 -13.20 0.20 0.40
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 Mar 31, 2020

19.34 13.35 -5.98 1.10 10.80
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 Apr 3, 2020 USD 4,592.132
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Oct 11, 2012
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 LU0827889303
Bloomberg Ticker BWGD2SH
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7C6PQ5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment SGD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment SGD 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 Feb 28, 2020
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 10.18
BARRICK GOLD CORP 10.09
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 5.48
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 5.15
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.84
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.73
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.57
B2GOLD CORP 4.01
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 3.92
POLYUS PAO 3.66
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 Hgd SGD Accumulating 5.26 0.05 0.96 6.67 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.76 0.04 0.85 6.04 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.69 0.04 1.10 4.69 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 24.26 0.35 1.46 30.34 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 83.05 0.74 0.90 105.52 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 10.02 0.09 0.91 12.58 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
D4 EUR Annual 28.37 0.42 1.50 35.42 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 32.23 0.29 0.91 40.46 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 29.87 0.44 1.50 37.29 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.81 0.05 1.05 6.10 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.74 0.05 1.07 6.01 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 35.72 0.53 1.51 44.54 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
A2 Hgd HKD Accumulating 5.62 0.05 0.90 7.09 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
A4 EUR Annual 26.94 0.40 1.51 33.67 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 26.95 0.40 1.51 33.67 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 32.32 0.29 0.91 40.58 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 11.19 0.56 5.27 14.35 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 38.53 0.35 0.92 48.32 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 10.93 0.63 6.12 13.87 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 8.79 0.07 0.80 11.34 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 17.48 0.15 0.87 22.62 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.05 0.03 0.75 5.15 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
Class S2 EUR - 9.29 0.14 1.53 11.59 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
A4 USD Annual 29.07 0.27 0.94 36.52 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 22.37 0.20 0.90 28.15 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 20.74 0.31 1.52 25.95 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 29.96 0.44 1.49 37.41 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 29.07 0.26 0.90 36.53 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.97 0.04 0.81 6.31 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 26.18 0.24 0.93 32.91 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.47 0.04 0.90 5.67 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.31 0.04 0.94 5.48 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature