Equity

BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
From
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

-3.27 -20.23 53.93 4.75 -15.89
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 Dec 31, 2018

-15.20 -21.42 59.59 9.11 -11.31
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 Jan 17, 2019 USD 4,164.342
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Dec 21, 2007
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0320298689
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGUX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43GLN2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class X2, as of Dec 31, 2018 rated against 189 Sector Equity Precious Metals 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 May 18, 2018)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Dec 31, 2018
Name Weight (%)
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.97
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LTD 8.85
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.66
NEWMONT MINING CORP 6.71
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.58
Name Weight (%)
FRESNILLO PLC 4.36
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.31
B2GOLD CORP 4.01
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.63
KINROSS GOLD CORP 3.45
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
X2 USD Accumulating 32.82 -0.22 -0.67 40.04 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.58 -0.04 -0.87 5.78 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
A2 HKD Accumulating 4.91 -0.03 -0.61 6.22 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 27.79 -0.18 -0.64 34.23 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.25 -0.03 -0.70 5.46 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 22.26 -0.04 -0.18 25.47 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 24.24 -0.14 -0.57 27.62 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.39 -0.02 -0.59 4.44 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 25.20 -0.17 -0.67 31.57 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 73.50 -0.52 -0.70 93.93 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
A4 USD Annual 25.19 -0.18 -0.71 31.56 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 17.29 -0.10 -0.58 20.15 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 15.71 -0.11 -0.70 20.01 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
D4 EUR Annual 23.14 -0.14 -0.60 26.44 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 20.05 -0.12 -0.59 23.19 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
A4 EUR Annual 22.26 -0.04 -0.18 25.47 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.69 -0.13 -0.66 24.97 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.72 -0.02 -0.53 4.80 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 27.95 -0.19 -0.68 34.53 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.99 -0.15 -0.65 28.74 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.41 -0.03 -0.68 5.55 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.11 -0.03 -0.72 5.29 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.90 -0.03 -0.76 5.05 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 8.58 -0.06 -0.69 10.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 7.90 -0.06 -0.75 10.00 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.31 -0.03 -0.69 5.55 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 28.63 -0.17 -0.59 32.30 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.33 -0.03 -0.69 5.50 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 24.38 -0.15 -0.61 27.86 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature