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BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc

Performance History31/03/2018
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc
Fund2.2-18.778.7-3.6-14.7
+/-Cat8.4-0.4-8.7-4.6-4.3
+/-B’mrk9.7-2.3-8.7-6.8-4.1
 
Key Stats
NAV
24/04/2018
 GBX 828.90
Day Change -0.61%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Precious Metals
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Specialist
ISIN GB0005852396
Fund Size (Mil)
29/03/2018
 GBP 945.13
Share Class Size (Mil)
-
 -
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
06/04/2018
  1.92%
*  This rating and report were issued for a different share class of this fund. The performance and fee structure of this class may vary from that referenced.
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report

This fund continues to be a strong choice for investors seeking mainstream gold and precious-metals equity exposure in a risk-controlled manner. Evy Hambro has been fund manager since April 2009, when he was appointed alongside team head Graham...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentPositive
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PriceNegative
Investment Objective: BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc
BlackRock Gold and General Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital growth primarily through an actively managed portfolio of gold mining, commodity and precious-metal related shares. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives may also be used for investment purposes and for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Returns
Trailing Returns24/04/2018
YTD-11.30
3 Years Annualised6.10
5 Years Annualised-1.63
10 Years Annualised-3.02
12 Month Yield 0.00
Management
Manager Name
Start Date
Thomas Holl
01/07/2015
Evy Hambro
30/04/2009
Inception Date
07/04/1988
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Category Benchmark
Fund BenchmarkMorningstar Benchmark
FTSE Gold Mines TR USDEMIX Global Mining Global Gold TR USD
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNot Specific
GrowthYes
IncomeNot Specific
HedgingNo
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc28/02/2018
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.020.0099.02
Bond0.210.000.21
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.730.260.47
Other0.300.000.30
Top 5 Regions%
Canada48.78
United Kingdom16.03
Australasia15.67
United States7.11
Africa5.73
Top 5 Sectors%
Basic Materials99.31
Industrials0.69
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Newcrest Mining LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials9.79
Agnico Eagle Mines LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.22
Newmont Mining CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.04
Randgold Resources Ltd ADRBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.02
Franco-Nevada CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials4.71
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc