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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged Share Class 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 27-Mar-20 USD 4,539.767
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-94
Inception Date 30-Dec-94
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 LU0055631609
Bloomberg Ticker MIGGMFI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4940016
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
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 A2, as of 29-Feb-20 rated against 225 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 13-Jun-19)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-Feb-20
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 10.18
BARRICK GOLD CORP 10.09
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 5.48
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 5.15
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.84
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.73
NEWCREST MINING LTD 4.57
B2GOLD CORP 4.01
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 3.92
POLYUS PAO 3.66
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 A2 USD None 28.73 -1.43 -4.74 36.53 23.54 - LU0055631609 - -
Class E2 EUR None 23.51 -1.20 -4.86 30.34 19.13 - LU0171306680 - -
Class I2 EUR None 28.94 -1.47 -4.83 37.29 23.53 - LU0368236070 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 17.27 -0.81 -4.48 22.62 14.21 - LU0827889212 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 5.19 -0.26 -4.77 6.67 4.25 - LU0827889303 - -
Class X2 USD None 38.07 -1.88 -4.71 48.32 31.18 - LU0320298689 - -
Class S2 USD None 9.90 -0.49 -4.72 12.58 8.11 - LU1706558936 - -
Class D2 EUR None 29.02 -1.48 -4.85 37.41 23.60 - LU0252963623 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 82.01 -3.96 -4.61 105.52 67.11 - LU1499592118 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.30 0.23 2.08 13.87 8.74 - LU1960224068 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 5.56 -0.27 -4.63 7.09 4.55 - LU0788108826 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 27.48 -1.40 -4.85 35.42 22.35 - LU0827889139 - -
Class C2 USD None 22.12 -1.09 -4.70 28.15 18.13 - LU0147402951 - -
Class C2 EUR None 20.09 -1.03 -4.88 25.95 16.35 - LU0331289594 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 11.70 0.41 3.63 14.35 9.16 - LU1960220744 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 4.75 -0.23 -4.62 6.10 3.90 - LU0368236153 - -
Class S2 EUR - 8.99 -0.46 -4.87 11.59 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 4.71 -0.23 -4.66 6.04 3.86 - LU0669555244 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 4.42 -0.21 -4.54 5.67 3.62 - LU0521028471 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 4.91 -0.24 -4.66 6.31 4.02 - LU0368265764 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 4.26 -0.21 -4.70 5.48 3.50 - LU0326422689 - -
Class E2 USD None 25.88 -1.28 -4.71 32.91 21.21 - LU0090841262 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 26.10 -1.33 -4.85 33.67 21.23 - LU0408222320 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 3.64 -0.18 -4.71 4.69 2.99 - LU0326422762 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 4.00 -0.20 -4.76 5.15 3.29 - LU0326423224 - -
Class X2 EUR None 34.59 -1.76 -4.84 44.54 28.12 - LU0243984555 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 4.68 -0.23 -4.68 6.01 3.84 - LU0326423067 - -
Class A2 EUR None 26.10 -1.34 -4.88 33.67 21.23 - LU0171305526 - -
Class I2 USD None 31.85 -1.58 -4.73 40.46 26.09 - LU0368252358 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 28.73 -1.42 -4.71 36.52 23.54 - LU0724618789 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 8.68 -0.42 -4.62 11.34 7.10 - LU1023058768 - -
Class D2 USD None 31.94 -1.58 -4.71 40.58 26.17 - LU0252968424 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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