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BGF World Gold Fund

Overview

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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 EUR, 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 18-Apr-19 USD 4,333.001
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-94
Inception Date 19-May-06
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 LU0252963623
Bloomberg Ticker MERWGDE
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HP22
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDIEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Gold Fund, Class D2, as of 31-Mar-19 rated against 198 Sector Equity Precious Metals Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Gold
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Gold medal, its highest level of conviction. (Effective 18-Sep-15)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 29-Mar-19
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.61
NEWMONT MINING CORP 9.01
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.31
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.31
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 5.07
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.55
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.23
FRESNILLO PLC 4.07
B2GOLD CORP 3.77
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.61
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 D2 EUR None 25.48 -0.07 -0.27 27.34 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 9.50 -0.03 -0.31 10.00 9.50 - LU1960224068 - -
Class X2 EUR None 30.01 -0.08 -0.27 32.17 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
Class D2 USD None 28.66 -0.22 -0.76 31.28 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
Class S2 USD None 8.86 -0.07 -0.78 9.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
Class E2 EUR None 20.88 -0.06 -0.29 22.42 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
Class I2 EUR None 25.34 -0.07 -0.28 27.19 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 4.35 -0.04 -0.91 4.93 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 23.08 -0.06 -0.26 24.77 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 5.04 -0.04 -0.79 5.60 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 3.45 -0.03 -0.86 3.99 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
Class I2 USD None 28.51 -0.22 -0.77 31.03 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 8.12 -0.07 -0.85 9.05 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 75.47 -0.59 -0.78 84.53 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
Class A2 USD None 25.96 -0.20 -0.76 28.55 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 4.72 -0.04 -0.84 5.23 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
Class X2 USD None 33.75 -0.26 -0.76 36.38 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 4.41 -0.04 -0.90 4.99 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 24.18 -0.07 -0.29 25.95 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 4.40 -0.04 -0.90 4.97 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
Class A2 EUR None 23.08 -0.06 -0.26 24.78 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 16.11 -0.13 -0.80 17.99 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class C2 USD None 20.22 -0.16 -0.79 22.51 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 25.96 -0.20 -0.76 28.54 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 3.77 -0.03 -0.79 4.32 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
Class C2 EUR None 17.98 -0.05 -0.28 19.31 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 3.99 -0.03 -0.75 4.55 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
Class E2 USD None 23.49 -0.18 -0.76 25.96 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 4.17 -0.03 -0.71 4.75 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 4.50 -0.03 -0.66 5.02 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

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