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BGF World Gold A2RF USD

Ranked 13 out of 16 in - Gold & Precious Metals 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.

Tom Holl

Tom Holl is currently a portfolio manager who specialises in mining & gold companies at BlackRock’s London office where he joined in 2006. Tom majored in Land Economy at Magdalene College, Cambridge University. He is a CFA charterholder. Away from the office, Tom enjoys golf, tennis, soccer and music.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is gold-mining. It may also invest in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is other precious metal or mineral and base metal or mineral mining. The Fund does not hold physical gold or metal.

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Performance

Gold & Precious Metals over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 43.2% 43.9% 1.2%
2015 -17.4% 0.9% -7.6% -15.1% 4.4%
2014 0.7% 13.1% 3.5% -9.1% -5.4%
2013 -49.0% -11.6% -37.3% 8.1% -15.0%
2012 -12.2% -5.1% -9.3% 14.7% -11.1%
2011 -17.3% -6.3% -7.0% -2.0% -3.1%
2010 40.2% 3.7% 12.1% 8.2% 11.5%
2009 32.2% 10.8% -3.0% 16.3% 5.7%
2008 -9.2% 6.4% -1.2% -24.5% 14.3%
2007 31.4% 0.0% -1.7% 25.4% 6.6%
2006 11.8% 16.0% -4.4% -7.4% 8.9%
2005 46.6% -3.5% 5.8% 23.5% 16.2%
2004 -12.6% -6.1% -16.5% 14.8% -2.9%
2003 38.0% -11.3% 11.1% 24.7% 12.3%
2002 78.1% 57.7% 6.8% -6.3% 12.8%
2001 42.0% 4.5% 32.2% -2.7% 5.6%
2000 -15.6% -12.8% 4.9% -4.8% -3.0%
1999 42.0% 13.4% 7.9% 25.9% -7.9%
1998 -9.6% 5.6% -20.0% 12.1% -4.6%
1997 -38.0% 3.3% -18.7% -2.1% -24.6%
1996 -7.4% 26.3% -6.7% -7.3% -15.2%
1995 -3.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Newcrest Mining Ltd ORD 7.61
Randgold Resources Ltd DR 6.93
Newmont Mining Corp ORD 6.21
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd ORD 6.05
Franco Nevada Corp ORD 5.27
Barrick Gold Corp ORD 5.02
Detour Gold Corp ORD 4.77
Silver Wheaton Corp ORD 4.34
Goldcorp Inc ORD 4.26
Eldorado Gold Corp ORD 4.14
31/05/2016

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. Hong Kong
  13. Hungary
  14. Iceland
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Korea
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Macau
  21. Netherlands
  22. Norway
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Singapore
  26. Slovakia
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. Taiwan
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/12/1994
  • Share Class size3,756Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0055631609

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).