Equity

BlackRock Gold and General Fund

Overview

The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment.
Show Fewer
Loading

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

3.15 -18.20 80.44 -2.60 -10.88
Benchmark (%) Index: FTSE Gold Mining Index - GBP Price<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

-9.93 -16.86 90.36 -0.33 -5.80
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.

Performance chart data not available for display.
View full chart

Distributions

This fund does not have any distributions data as of now.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Feb 15, 2019 GBP 909.694
Price Yield as of Feb 6, 2018 0.00
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Inception Date Apr 7, 1988
Share Class Inception Date Jan 4, 2013
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mining Index - GBP Price
Investment Association Category -
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B99BF015
Bloomberg Ticker BRGGDII
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B99BF01
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 50000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 50
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Gold and General Fund, Class DI, as of Jan 31, 2019 rated against 191 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

Risk Indicator

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Low Risk High Risk
Low Yield High Yield

Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 8.96
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.55
NEWCREST MINING LTD 7.98
NEWMONT MINING CORP 7.05
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.58
Name Weight (%)
FRESNILLO PLC 4.30
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 3.96
B2GOLD CORP 3.94
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 3.67
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.10
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Jan 31, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
Class DI Daily 9.21 GB00B99BF015 -
Class DI Accumulating 9.45 GB00B99BDY18 -
Class X ACC - 1.04 GB00BFBFW808 -
A Daily 8.25 GB0001732584 -
D Daily 8.74 GB00B5ZNJ904 -
D Accumulating 9.31 GB00B5ZNJ896 -
X Daily 0.88 GB00BFBFVW79 -
A Accumulating 8.69 GB0005852396 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature