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BlackRock Global Income 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.

The value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount is not guaranteed.


The fund invests a large portion of assets which are denominated in other currencies; hence changes in the relevant exchange rate will affect the value of the investment. Some or all of the Manager’s annual charge for the Fund is taken from capital rather than from income. This increases the income, but reduces the potential for capital growth. Investors should understand that capital growth is not a priority for the Fund and that income levels will vary and are not guaranteed. Compared to more established economies, the value of investments in Emerging Markets may be subject to greater volatility due to differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from economic or political instability.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
From
31-Dec-2018
To
31-Dec-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 31-Dec-19

7.79 26.05 8.96 -6.23 18.48
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI All Country World Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of 31-Dec-19

3.29 28.66 13.24 -3.78 21.71

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 GBP.

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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 21-Feb-20 GBP 166.227
Price Yield as of 24-Jan-18 2.56
Base Currency British Pound
Fund Launch Date 06-May-11
Share Class launch date 06-May-11
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI All Country World Index
Investment Association Category Global Equity Income
Domicile United Kingdom
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock Fund Managers Ltd
ISIN GB00B3VXK756
Bloomberg Ticker BLKGIDI
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B3VXK75
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSCIACWGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 100
Use of Income Distributing

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BlackRock Global Income Fund, Class D, as of 31-Jan-20 rated against 894 Global Equity Income Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jan-20
Name Weight (%)
TELUS CORP 4.08
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 3.59
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC 3.06
ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS NON-VOTING I 3.00
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 2.90
Name Weight (%)
NESTLE SA 2.83
UNILEVER PLC 2.82
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC 2.82
AMCOR CDI PLC 2.80
GENUINE PARTS 2.80
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Distribution Frequency Bid Price ISIN TIS
Class D Daily 1.84 GB00B3VXK756 -
Class D None 2.35 GB00B3L7Q242 -
Class A None 2.20 GB00B3R9X560 -
Class A Daily 1.72 GB00B45NTV55 -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Andrew Wheatley Hubbard
Andrew Wheatley Hubbard
Olivia Treharne
Olivia Treharne

Literature

Literature