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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

  • Returns

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

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in CHF, 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 17-Feb-20 USD 5,691.947
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-94
Inception Date 19-Jul-10
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index FTSE Gold Mines Index (Price Return)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0521028471
Bloomberg Ticker BGWG SW
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3YGQL7
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment CHF 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment CHF 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

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 31-Jan-20
Name Weight (%)
NEWMONT CORPORATION 9.58
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.18
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 6.95
NEWCREST MINING LTD 5.66
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.91
Name Weight (%)
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.66
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.56
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 4.23
B2GOLD CORP 4.01
ENDEAVOUR MINING CORP 3.42
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 Hedged CHF None 5.16 0.00 0.00 5.57 3.95 - LU0521028471 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 5.49 -0.01 -0.18 5.91 4.18 - LU0669555244 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.62 3.27 - LU0326422762 - -
Class I2 EUR None 33.97 0.01 0.03 35.34 24.21 - LU0368236070 - -
Class A2 EUR None 30.68 0.01 0.03 32.06 22.04 - LU0171305526 - -
Class S2 USD None 11.45 -0.01 -0.09 12.10 8.42 - LU1706558936 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 30.67 0.01 0.03 32.06 22.03 - LU0408222320 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 6.45 -0.01 -0.15 6.85 4.78 - LU0788108826 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 5.55 0.00 0.00 5.95 4.17 - LU0368236153 - -
Class E2 EUR None 27.64 0.00 0.00 28.95 19.93 - LU0171306680 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 12.63 0.00 0.00 13.20 9.07 - LU1960224068 - -
Class D2 USD None 36.94 -0.04 -0.11 39.09 27.22 - LU0252968424 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 20.59 -0.02 -0.10 21.90 15.28 - LU0827889212 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 6.07 0.00 0.00 6.43 4.48 - LU0827889303 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 32.26 0.01 0.03 33.60 23.09 - LU0827889139 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 5.47 -0.01 -0.18 5.87 4.13 - LU0326423067 - -
Class I2 USD None 36.82 -0.05 -0.14 38.92 27.07 - LU0368252358 - -
Class X2 EUR None 40.56 0.02 0.05 42.00 28.67 - LU0243984555 - -
Class X2 USD None 43.96 -0.05 -0.11 46.26 32.07 - LU0320298689 - -
Class D2 EUR None 34.08 0.02 0.06 35.49 24.33 - LU0252963623 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 33.25 -0.04 -0.12 35.30 24.64 - LU0724618789 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 95.91 -0.13 -0.14 102.34 71.59 - LU1499592118 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 13.05 -0.02 -0.15 14.07 9.91 - LU1960220744 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 10.31 -0.02 -0.19 11.02 7.70 - LU1023058768 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 4.69 0.00 0.00 5.06 3.57 - LU0326423224 - -
Class C2 USD None 25.63 -0.04 -0.16 27.37 19.19 - LU0147402951 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 4.98 -0.01 -0.20 5.37 3.78 - LU0326422689 - -
Class S2 EUR - 10.56 0.00 0.00 10.62 10.33 - LU1733226077 - -
Class A2 USD None 33.25 -0.05 -0.15 35.31 24.65 - LU0055631609 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 5.74 -0.01 -0.17 6.11 4.27 - LU0368265764 - -
Class E2 USD None 29.96 -0.04 -0.13 31.89 22.30 - LU0090841262 - -
Class C2 EUR None 23.65 0.01 0.04 24.85 17.15 - LU0331289594 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature