BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Inc

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Performance History30/04/2024
Growth of 1,000 (GBP) Advanced Graph
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Inc
Fund26.2-10.3-7.21.111.5
+/-Cat-8.31.5-1.52.61.9
+/-B’mrk6.5-3.2-8.8-0.24.2
 
Key Stats
NAV
22/05/2024
 GBX 1265.63
Day Change 0.15%
Morningstar Category™ Sector Equity Precious Metals
IA (formerly IMA) Sector Specialist
ISIN GB0001732584
Fund Size (Mil)
30/04/2024
 GBP 960.45
Share Class Size (Mil)
-
 -
Max Initial Charge 5.00%
Ongoing Charge
09/02/2024
  1.91%
Morningstar Research
Analyst Report01/05/2024
Ramanand Kothari, Senior Analyst
Morningstar, Inc

BGF World Gold/BlackRock Gold and General retain a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze for the clean share classes, despite some off-benchmark exposure to Russian stocks denting returns. More-expensive shares classes are rated Neutral. Evy...

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Investment Objective: BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Inc
The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on investor's investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) (gross of fees) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment) through investment in shares of companies related to gold mining, commodities, and precious metals. In seeking to achieve its investment objective, the Fund will invest at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities (e.g. shares) and equity-related investments (i.e. other investments whose value is related to equities) of companies related to or involved in gold mining, commodities and precious metals.
Returns
Trailing Returns (GBP)22/05/2024
YTD16.91
3 Years Annualised-0.90
5 Years Annualised9.97
10 Years Annualised6.44
12 Month Yield 0.00
Dividend Paying Frequency Annually
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 USDMorningstar Gbl Gold NR USD
Target Market
Role In Portfolio
Standalone / CoreNot Specific
ComponentNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Primary Objective
PreservationNot Specific
GrowthYes
IncomeNot Specific
HedgingNot Specific
OtherNot Specific
Portfolio Profile for  BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Inc30/04/2024
Morningstar Style Box®
Equity Style
Asset Allocation
  % Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock95.780.0095.78
Bond0.010.000.01
Property0.000.000.00
Cash0.550.440.11
Other4.110.004.11
Top 5 Regions%
Canada63.29
Australasia12.01
United States9.50
Africa8.09
United Kingdom6.65
Top 5 Sectors%
Basic Materials100.00
Top 5 HoldingsSector%
Agnico Eagle Mines LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.88
Newmont CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.43
Barrick Gold CorpBasic MaterialsBasic Materials7.08
Endeavour Mining PLCBasic MaterialsBasic Materials6.36
Northern Star Resources LtdBasic MaterialsBasic Materials6.11
BlackRock Gold and General Fund A Inc

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