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

as of Dec 31, 2018

7.72 -12.93 55.67 -9.72 -13.57
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index<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

-3.43 -12.47 64.37 -4.16 -6.83
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Jan 18, 2019 USD 4,156.646
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Dec 30, 1994
Share Class Inception Date Jan 19, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines (cap) in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0408222320
Bloomberg Ticker BGWGEA4
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3L15M9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDIEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class A4, 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
A4 EUR Annual 22.00 -0.13 -0.59 25.47 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 27.42 -0.18 -0.65 34.23 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
I2 EUR Accumulating 24.10 -0.14 -0.58 27.62 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.22 -0.03 -0.71 5.46 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 19.94 -0.11 -0.55 23.19 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
Class S2 USD Accumulating 8.53 -0.05 -0.58 10.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
A2 HKD Accumulating 4.88 -0.03 -0.61 6.22 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 22.01 -0.12 -0.54 25.47 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 27.59 -0.17 -0.61 34.53 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
A2 Hgd AUD Accumulating 7.85 -0.05 -0.63 10.00 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
X2 EUR Accumulating 28.47 -0.16 -0.56 32.30 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
C2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.37 -0.02 -0.59 4.44 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 15.61 -0.10 -0.64 20.01 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 32.39 -0.21 -0.64 40.04 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
A4 USD Annual 25.03 -0.16 -0.64 31.56 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
D4 EUR Annual 23.02 -0.12 -0.52 26.44 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.28 -0.03 -0.70 5.55 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
A2 Hgd PLN Accumulating 73.03 -0.47 -0.64 93.93 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
D2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.55 -0.03 -0.66 5.78 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
I2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 4.27 -0.03 -0.70 5.50 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 25.04 -0.16 -0.63 31.57 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 24.25 -0.13 -0.53 27.86 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.67 -0.02 -0.54 4.80 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 19.56 -0.13 -0.66 24.97 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 17.19 -0.10 -0.58 20.15 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 22.68 -0.15 -0.66 28.74 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
A2 Hgd SGD Accumulating 4.35 -0.03 -0.68 5.55 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
A2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 4.05 -0.03 -0.74 5.29 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 3.88 -0.02 -0.51 5.05 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature