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BGF World Mining A2 USD

Ranked 5 out of 28 in - Natural Resources over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Evy Hambro

Evy Hambro was born in 1972 in London and graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc Hons in Marketing. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his career in 1994 at Mercury Asset Management and was part of the investment team that was acquired by Merrill Lynch (now BlackRock) in 1997. After ten years working in the London office, he moved to Sydney for three years and later Toronto conducting research for the investment team. He is currently based in the London office and is the lead manager of the BGF World Mining Fund and BGF World Gold Fund. Outside of work Evy enjoys wine, surfing and playing tennis and golf.

Olivia Markham

Olivia Markham, CFA, director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Natural Resources Equity team within Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. She is responsible for coverage of the gold and mining sectors. Olivia joined BlackRock in 2011. Previously, she was head of the European mining team at UBS with lead coverage of the UK diversified miners. Before moving to London in 2009, Olivia worked for Merrill Lynch in Sydney covering the Australian miners. She also spent four years working within the mergers and acquisition team at BHP Billiton. Olivia earned a BComm with honours in Finance from the University of Western Australia in 2003.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of mining and metals companies whose predominant economic activity is the production of base metals and industrial minerals such as iron ore and coal. The Fund may also hold the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is in gold or other precious metal or mineral mining. The Fund does not hold physical gold or metal.

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Performance

Natural Resources over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 24.8% 24.2% 10.9%
2015 -38.0% -2.8% -7.7% -29.0% -2.7%
2014 -18.3% -1.5% 0.7% -6.1% -12.3%
2013 -25.4% -9.2% -23.2% 10.9% -3.6%
2012 -7.4% 1.8% -13.5% 1.6% 3.5%
2011 -28.2% -3.6% -4.2% -27.2% 6.8%
2010 33.2% 11.2% -16.1% 17.6% 21.5%
2009 81.5% 11.5% 12.0% 25.9% 15.4%
2008 -50.3% 2.3% 9.5% -40.9% -24.9%
2007 56.9% 11.9% 15.0% 19.6% 1.9%
2006 25.9% 18.1% -1.2% -6.1% 14.9%
2005 58.6% 6.8% 1.9% 29.0% 13.1%
2004 2.9% -4.2% -9.9% 16.5% 2.2%
2003 55.0% -6.9% 6.8% 26.1% 23.6%
2002 16.7% 25.0% -4.1% -15.8% 15.6%
2001 12.7% 0.4% 15.3% -18.9% 20.1%
2000 3.1% -15.6% 7.8% 2.7% 10.2%
1999 82.8% 12.4% 25.3% 10.3% 17.6%
1998 -16.9% 2.0% -15.4% -3.6% -0.1%
1997 -0.1% -2.8% -23.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 7.01
Randgold Resources Ltd DR 6.72
Glencore PLC ORD 6.35
BHP Billiton PLC ORD 5.98
Newmont Mining Corp ORD 5.63
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 5.16
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 4.56
Teck Resources Ltd ORD 4.27
First Quantum Minerals Ltd ORD 4.12
Fresnillo PLC ORD 3.52
31/07/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Chile
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Iceland
  16. Ireland
  17. Italy
  18. Jersey
  19. Korea
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Macau
  22. Malta
  23. Mauritius
  24. Netherlands
  25. Norway
  26. Poland
  27. Portugal
  28. Qatar
  29. Singapore
  30. Slovakia
  31. Spain
  32. Sweden
  33. Switzerland
  34. Taiwan
  35. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/03/1997
  • Share Class size4,191Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0075056555

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment5

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).