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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

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Performance

Performance

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The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 22-Jan-19 USD 4,098.685
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-94
Inception Date 21-Dec-07
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

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class X2, as of 31-Dec-18 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 18-May-18)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Dec-18
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
Class X2 USD None 32.04 0.10 0.31 40.04 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
Class I2 USD None 27.13 0.09 0.33 34.23 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
Class I2 EUR None 23.89 0.10 0.42 27.62 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 72.22 0.22 0.31 93.93 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 4.22 0.01 0.24 5.50 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 22.81 0.09 0.40 26.44 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 7.77 0.03 0.39 10.00 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 24.76 0.08 0.32 31.56 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
Class A2 EUR None 21.81 0.09 0.41 25.47 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 3.33 0.01 0.30 4.44 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
Class D2 USD None 27.29 0.09 0.33 34.53 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
Class A2 HKD None 4.82 0.01 0.21 6.22 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 4.18 0.02 0.48 5.46 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 4.50 0.01 0.22 5.78 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
Class A2 USD None 24.76 0.07 0.28 31.57 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 15.45 0.05 0.32 20.01 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 4.23 0.01 0.24 5.55 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
Class S2 USD None 8.44 0.03 0.36 10.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
Class C2 USD None 19.34 0.05 0.26 24.97 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
Class E2 EUR None 19.76 0.08 0.41 23.19 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 3.84 0.02 0.52 5.05 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
Class X2 EUR None 28.22 0.11 0.39 32.30 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 3.63 0.01 0.28 4.80 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class D2 EUR None 24.03 0.09 0.38 27.86 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 21.81 0.09 0.41 25.47 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 4.30 0.01 0.23 5.55 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
Class C2 EUR None 17.04 0.07 0.41 20.15 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class E2 USD None 22.43 0.06 0.27 28.74 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 4.01 0.01 0.25 5.29 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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