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BlackRock Gold & General Fund Class D Acc

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Fund Provider BlackRock
Fund Summary 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.
SEDOL code B5ZNJ89
ISIN GB00B5ZNJ896
Fund code MCGDA
Managers Evy Hambro, Thomas Holl
Manager Tenure 10 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £1,121 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 1.17%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £12.52
Buy Price £12.60
Price Change -0.3165%
Price Date 16th August 2019
Yield 0.73%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 18th November 1991
Fund Status OPEN
Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2006 and Co-head of BlackRocks Natural Resources Equity team; Portfolio Manager of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, L.P. and its predecessor from 1994 to 2006.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.093%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +20.55% -9.88% -13.82% +77.70% -18.96% +10.48% -41.15% -19.34% +7.03% +41.58%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
+19.50% -5.97% -6.43% +77.45% -28.15%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.24% +0.80% -1.04%
1 week -4.13% -0.06% -4.08%
1 month 10.02% +10.67% -0.65%
3 months 39.51% +1.40% +38.11%
6 months 34.49% +12.53% +21.96%
1 year 55.99% +1.36% +54.63%
3 years -7.19% -6.74% -0.45%
5 years 45.62% +25.39% +20.22%
10 years 20.86% -7.54% +28.40%
YTD 41.95% +8.07% +33.88%
Since inception 1978.61% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Newcrest Mining Ltd AUS 9.47%
Barrick Gold Corp CAN 9.18%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd CAN 8.02%
Newmont Goldcorp Corp USA 7.20%
Northern Star Resources Ltd AUS 4.75%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp CAN 4.25%
Franco-Nevada Corp CAN 3.87%
Alamos Gold Inc CAN 3.81%
B2Gold Corp CAN 3.51%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR ZAF 3.36%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st March 2019 0.0795 £9.0770
1st March 2018 0.0010 £8.6550
1st March 2016 0.0287 £7.9430