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BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc

Performance History30/09/2017
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc
Fund-47.92.2-18.778.7-2.6
+/-Cat1.18.4-0.4-8.7-2.3
+/-B’mrk2.89.7-2.3-8.7-4.7
 
Key Stats
NAV
19/10/2017
 GBX 961.50
Day Change -0.30%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Precious Metals
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Specialist
ISIN GB0005852396
Fund Size (Mil)
29/09/2017
 GBP 1134.37
Share Class Size (Mil)
-
 -
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
28/02/2017
  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
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth primarily through an actively managed portfolio of gold mining, commodity and precious-metal related shares.
Returns
Trailing Returns19/10/2017
YTD-0.83
3 Years Annualised10.74
5 Years Annualised-7.15
10 Years Annualised-1.13
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 USDEuromoney Global Gold TR
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc30/09/2017
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock98.840.0098.84
Bond0.180.000.18
Property0.000.000.00
Cash1.040.210.83
Other0.150.000.15
Top 5 Regions%
Canada52.75
United Kingdom16.68
Australasia14.05
United States6.18
Africa4.25
Top 5 Sectors%
Basic Materials100.00
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Newcrest Mining LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials9.21
Agnico Eagle Mines LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.85
Randgold Resources Ltd ADRBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.85
Newmont Mining CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials6.11
Franco-Nevada CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials4.99
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc