Cash

BGF US Dollar Reserve Fund

Overview

Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

A Money Market Fund (MMF) is not a guaranteed investment vehicle. An investment in MMFs is different from an investment in deposits; the principal invested in an MMF is capable of fluctuation and the risk of loss of the principal is to be borne by the investor. The MMF does not rely on external support for guaranteeing the liquidity of the MMF or stabilising the NAV per share. Short Term Money Market Funds do not generally experience extreme price variations. Changes in interest rates will impact the Fund. Loss of Capital: an automatic share redemption may occur which will reduce the number of shares held by each investor. This share redemption will result in a loss of capital to investors. Counterparty Risk: The insolvency of any institutions providing services such as safekeeping of assets or acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, may expose the Fund to financial loss. Credit Risk: The issuer of a financial asset held within the Fund may not pay income or repay capital to the Fund when due.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

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This chart shows the fund's performance as the percentage loss or gain per year over the last 9 years. It can help you to assess how the fund has been managed in the past and compare it to its benchmark.

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Return (%) 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.2
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.9 1.8 2.1 0.3 0.0
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
0.44 0.05 0.09 0.06 0.06
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 1.01 0.51 1.06 0.64 -
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
0.51 0.14 0.41 0.54 0.44 0.16 0.44 0.62 0.61
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%) 1.00 0.25 0.65 0.95 1.01 1.53 5.41 6.61 -
  From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
From
30-Sep-2020
To
30-Sep-2021
From
30-Sep-2021
To
30-Sep-2022
Total Return (%)

as of 30-Sep-2022

-0.11 0.33 0.03 -0.27 0.29
Comparator Benchmark 1 (%)

as of 30-Sep-2022

1.53 2.20 0.70 -0.03 0.76

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund as of 29-Nov-2022 USD 499,536,529
Share Class launch date 25-Oct-2012
Fund Launch Date 30-Nov-1993
Share Class Currency GBP
Fund Base Currency USD
Asset Class Cash
Comparator Benchmark 1 Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)
SFDR Classification Other
Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.34%
Annual Management Fee 0.23%
Performance Fee 0.00%
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Morningstar Category Money Market - Other
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Bloomberg Ticker MIGHGD2
ISIN LU0329591720
SEDOL B8362M6

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 30-Sep-2022 116
Weighted Average Maturity as of 28-Nov-2022 12 days
Weighted Average Life as of 28-Nov-2022 64 days
3y Beta as of 31-Oct-2022 0.555
1-Day Yield as of 28-Nov-2022 -0.33%

ESG Integration

ESG Integration

ESG integration is the practice of incorporating material environmental, social and governance (ESG) information or insights alongside traditional measures into the investment decision process to improve long term financial outcomes of portfolios. Unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation or included within the Fund’s investment objective, inclusion of this statement does not imply that the Fund has an ESG-aligned investment objective, but rather describes how ESG information is considered as part of the overall investment process.


The Fund manager considers ESG information in the research, security selection and portfolio review stages of the investment process. The Fund manager conducts bi-weekly credit meetings, wherein each credit is examined through an internal relative value analysis, which contains qualitative governance considerations combined with environmental, societal and governance metrics derived from third-party data providers. The Fund manager conducts regular portfolio risk reviews with Risk and Quantitative Analysis group. These reviews include discussion of the portfolio’s exposure to material ESG risks.

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Ratings

Holdings

Holdings

Name Type Market Value Weight (%) Nominal Local Market Value ISIN Maturity Maturity/Reset
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Oct-2022

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 28-Nov-2022

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of 28-Nov-2022

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change NAV As Of 52wk High 52wk Low ISIN TIS
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 191.26 0.07 0.04 29-Nov-2022 191.26 189.74 LU0329591720 -
Class A2 USD None 159.77 0.02 0.02 29-Nov-2022 159.77 158.12 LU0006061419 -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 189.53 0.07 0.04 29-Nov-2022 189.53 188.25 LU0297945965 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Edward Ingold CFA
Edward Ingold CFA
Christopher Linsky
Christopher Linsky

Literature

Literature