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iShares World Equity Index Fund (LU)

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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30-Jun-2015
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2018
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30-Jun-2018
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30-Jun-2019
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30-Jun-2019
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30-Jun-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 30-Jun-20

-4.62 19.25 10.76 5.05 1.68
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI WORLD Net ( custom 4pm LUX )<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 30-Jun-20

-4.10 19.77 11.21 5.59 2.09

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 06-Jul-20 USD 1,410.784
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Launch Date 23-Oct-12
Share Class launch date 23-Oct-12
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Global Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI WORLD Net ( custom 4pm LUX )
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0836512615
Bloomberg Ticker BGIWEA2
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8FNHN1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDDUWI
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of 01-Jun-20 42.92
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 01-Jun-20 Equity Global
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01-Jun-20, based on holdings as of 31-Dec-19. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.


Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for iShares World Equity Index Fund (LU), Class A2, as of 30-Jun-20 rated against 3311 Global Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Jun-20
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 3.85
MICROSOFT CORP 3.54
AMAZON COM INC 2.81
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 1.32
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.05
Name Weight (%)
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.02
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 0.89
NESTLE SA 0.80
VISA INC CLASS A 0.79
PROCTER & GAMBLE 0.71
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Jun-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 30-Jun-20

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are 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 USD None 194.19 - - 207.01 137.62 - LU0836512615 - -
Class I2 USD - 107.48 - - 114.42 76.10 - LU2060767121 - -
Class F2 USD None 198.85 - - 211.72 140.81 - LU0836515477 - -
Class X2 USD None 201.70 - - 214.60 142.75 - LU0826442534 - -
Class N7 EUR Semi-Annual 195.73 - - 220.80 146.75 - LU0852472983 - -
Class X2 EUR None 177.80 - - 198.61 132.00 - LU0839962346 - -
Class F2 GBP None 158.93 - - 164.32 121.21 - LU1396764083 - -
Class N2 EUR None 224.11 - - 250.43 166.43 - LU0852473015 - -
Class F2 EUR None 175.38 - - 196.03 130.27 - LU1055041369 - -
Class D2 USD - 112.98 - - 120.30 80.00 - LU1811364055 - -
Class D2 EUR None 189.64 -0.44 -0.23 190.08 168.19 - LU0875157702 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Kieran Doyle
Kieran Doyle

Literature

Literature