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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 GBP, 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-Mar-19 USD 4,536.487
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

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Ratings

Ratings

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 28-Feb-19
Name Weight (%)
BARRICK GOLD CORP 8.99
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LTD 8.50
NEWCREST MINING LTD 8.06
NEWMONT MINING CORP 7.34
WHEATON PRECIOUS METALS CORP 4.70
Name Weight (%)
FRANCO NEVADA CORP 4.51
NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LTD 4.45
B2GOLD CORP 4.30
FRESNILLO PLC 4.16
ALAMOS GOLD INC 3.26
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 16.86 0.03 0.18 17.99 13.49 - LU0827889212 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 25.18 0.24 0.96 25.90 19.39 - LU0827889139 - -
Class D2 Hedged SGD None 4.93 0.01 0.20 5.23 3.93 - LU0827889303 - -
Class S2 USD None 9.25 0.01 0.11 9.65 7.31 - LU1706558936 - -
Class D2 Hedged CHF None 4.62 0.01 0.22 4.99 3.73 - LU0669555244 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 24.05 0.23 0.97 24.75 18.59 - LU0408222320 - -
Class I2 EUR None 26.39 0.26 1.00 27.13 20.29 - LU0368236070 - -
Class E2 EUR None 21.77 0.21 0.97 22.41 16.87 - LU0171306680 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 4.56 0.01 0.22 4.93 3.67 - LU0326423067 - -
Class X2 EUR None 31.22 0.30 0.97 32.08 23.88 - LU0243984555 - -
Class D2 USD None 29.92 0.04 0.13 31.28 23.66 - LU0252968424 - -
Class A2 Hedged PLN None 78.96 0.11 0.14 84.53 63.24 - LU1499592118 - -
Class A2 USD None 27.12 0.04 0.15 28.55 21.53 - LU0055631609 - -
Class A4 USD Annual 27.12 0.04 0.15 28.54 21.53 - LU0724618789 - -
Class A2 Hedged AUD None 8.49 0.01 0.12 9.05 6.77 - LU1023058768 - -
Class X2 USD None 35.21 0.06 0.17 36.38 27.66 - LU0320298689 - -
Class D2 EUR None 26.53 0.25 0.95 27.29 20.43 - LU0252963623 - -
Class C2 Hedged EUR None 3.62 0.00 0.00 3.99 2.95 - LU0326422762 - -
Class I2 USD None 29.76 0.05 0.17 31.03 23.50 - LU0368252358 - -
Class A2 EUR None 24.05 0.23 0.97 24.75 18.59 - LU0171305526 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR None 4.61 0.01 0.22 4.97 3.71 - LU0368236153 - -
Class A2 Hedged HKD None 5.27 0.01 0.19 5.60 4.21 - LU0788108826 - -
Class C2 EUR None 18.75 0.18 0.97 19.31 14.59 - LU0331289594 - -
Class S2 EUR - 7.67 -0.04 -0.52 10.00 7.31 - LU1733226077 - -
Class A2 Hedged SGD None 4.70 0.01 0.21 5.02 3.76 - LU0368265764 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 4.18 0.01 0.24 4.55 3.38 - LU0326422689 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 3.95 0.01 0.25 4.32 3.20 - LU0326423224 - -
Class E2 USD None 24.55 0.04 0.16 25.96 19.54 - LU0090841262 - -
Class A2 Hedged CHF None 4.37 0.01 0.23 4.75 3.54 - LU0521028471 - -
Class C2 USD None 21.14 0.03 0.14 22.51 16.90 - LU0147402951 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Evy Hambro
Evy Hambro
Tom Holl
Tom Holl

Literature

Literature