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BlackRock Gold & General Fund Class D Inc

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Fund Provider BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund Summary The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your 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.
SEDOL code B5ZNJ90
ISIN GB00B5ZNJ904
Fund code BLGGD
Managers Thomas Holl, Evy Hambro
Manager Tenure 5 years
Morningstar Category Sector Equity Precious Metals
IMA Sector Specialist
Fund Size £1,369 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 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 £0.1374
Buy Price £0.1384
Price Date 29th May 2020
Yield 0.16%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 13th May 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Tom Holl is co-manager at BlackRock Commodities Income Trust plc, and is a member of Blackrock’s Natural Resources Team. Tom covers the gold and mining sectors and co-manages a number of the team’s gold and mining portfolios as well as income strategies. He moved to his current role in 2008, but his service with the firm dates back to 2006. Previously, Tom was a member of the Global Equity Team and the Real Estate Team. Tom has a degree, with honours in land economy.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.348%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +8.88% +9.83% -21.52% +33.33% +15.49% -7.75% -34.04% -16.59% -14.60% +27.15%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
+3.79% +3.51% -15.75% +35.67% +18.05%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.81% +20.74% -19.93%
1 week -3.98% +8.16% -12.14%
1 month 3.62% +24.90% -21.28%
3 months 23.59% +31.74% -8.15%
6 months 36.04% +65.86% -29.81%
1 year 66.01% +12.65% +53.36%
3 years 12.38% +16.43% -4.05%
5 years 15.44% -0.96% +16.40%
10 years 0.51% +7.58% -7.07%
YTD 26.66% -2.82% +29.48%
Since inception 11.66% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Newmont Corp USA 10.06%
Barrick Gold Corp CAN 10.00%
Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd CAN 5.51%
Northern Star Resources Ltd AUS 5.23%
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp CAN 4.78%
Franco-Nevada Corp CAN 4.76%
Newcrest Mining Ltd AUS 4.48%
B2Gold Corp CAN 4.00%
Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR ZAF 3.95%
Polyus PJSC ADR RUS 3.44%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd March 2020 0.0212 £10.5700
1st March 2019 0.0749 £8.4420
1st March 2018 0.0010 £8.1210