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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 GBP, 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. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 13-Nov-19 USD 5,029.233
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 30-Dec-94
Inception Date 11-Oct-12
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 LU0827889212
Bloomberg Ticker BWGD2RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B83WK08
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker FTGOLDINX
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 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-Oct-19
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 9.67
NEWMONT GOLDCORP CORP 9.31
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.10
NEWCREST MINING LTD 7.75
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.97
Name Weight (%)
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD 4.87
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.76
KINROSS GOLD CORP 4.55
POLYUS PAO 3.80
B2GOLD CORP 3.53
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 Hedged GBP None 19.08 0.27 1.44 21.90 14.09 - LU0827889212 - -
Class AI2 EUR - 11.34 -0.03 -0.26 13.20 9.07 - LU1960224068 - -
Class I2 EUR None 30.86 0.45 1.48 35.34 21.79 - LU0368236070 - -
Class A2 EUR None 27.95 0.41 1.49 32.06 19.93 - LU0171305526 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 3.99 0.06 1.53 4.62 3.06 - LU0326422762 - -
Class AI2 Hedged EUR - 12.00 -0.05 -0.41 14.07 9.91 - LU1960220744 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 27.94 0.41 1.49 32.06 19.93 - LU0408222320 - -
Class I2 USD None 33.99 0.49 1.46 38.92 24.70 - LU0368252358 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 5.09 0.07 1.39 5.87 3.83 - LU0326423067 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 5.61 0.08 1.45 6.43 4.11 - LU0827889303 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 5.96 0.08 1.36 6.85 4.41 - LU0788108826 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 88.92 1.29 1.47 102.34 66.05 - LU1499592118 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 9.58 0.13 1.38 11.02 7.09 - LU1023058768 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 5.16 0.08 1.57 5.95 3.87 - LU0368236153 - -
Class D2 USD None 34.12 0.49 1.46 39.09 24.86 - LU0252968424 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 29.33 0.43 1.49 33.60 20.82 - LU0827889139 - -
Class E2 EUR None 25.22 0.37 1.49 28.95 18.07 - LU0171306680 - -
Class S2 USD None 10.57 0.15 1.44 12.10 7.68 - LU1706558936 - -
Class X2 EUR None 36.76 0.55 1.52 42.00 25.69 - LU0243984555 - -
Class X2 USD None 40.48 0.59 1.48 46.26 29.12 - LU0320298689 - -
Class A2 USD None 30.78 0.45 1.48 35.31 22.59 - LU0055631609 - -
Class D2 EUR None 30.98 0.45 1.47 35.49 21.93 - LU0252963623 - -
Class E2 USD None 27.77 0.40 1.46 31.89 20.48 - LU0090841262 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 30.77 0.44 1.45 35.30 22.59 - LU0724618789 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 4.37 0.06 1.39 5.06 3.33 - LU0326423224 - -
Class C2 USD None 23.80 0.34 1.45 27.37 17.69 - LU0147402951 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 5.12 0.08 1.59 5.91 3.89 - LU0669555244 - -
Class C2 EUR None 21.61 0.31 1.46 24.85 15.61 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 4.65 0.07 1.53 5.37 3.52 - LU0326422689 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 4.81 0.07 1.48 5.57 3.69 - LU0521028471 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 5.32 0.08 1.53 6.11 3.93 - LU0368265764 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature