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BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc

Performance History31/05/2017
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc
Fund-47.92.2-18.778.71.6
+/-Cat1.18.4-0.4-8.70.5
+/-B’mrk2.89.7-2.3-8.7-2.0
 
Key Stats
NAV
22/06/2017
 GBX 979.90
Day Change 1.46%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Precious Metals
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Specialist
ISIN GB0005852396
Fund Size (Mil)
31/05/2017
 GBP 1186.70
Share Class Size (Mil)
-
 -
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
08/02/2017
  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...

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Morningstar Pillars
PeoplePositive
ParentNeutral
ProcessPositive
PerformancePositive
PriceNegative
Investment Objective: BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc
The 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 the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Returns
Trailing Returns22/06/2017
YTD1.07
3 Years Annualised8.03
5 Years Annualised-4.68
10 Years Annualised1.87
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 Acc31/05/2017
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock99.160.0099.16
Bond0.180.000.18
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.680.060.62
Other0.050.000.05
Top 5 Regions%
Canada54.11
United Kingdom18.05
Australasia12.72
United States5.67
Africa4.32
Top 5 Sectors%
Basic Materials100.00
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Newcrest Mining LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials8.47
Agnico Eagle Mines LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials8.45
Randgold Resources Ltd ADRBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.57
Newmont Mining CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials5.63
Franco-Nevada CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials5.22
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Acc