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BlackRock Gold & General Fund Class D Inc

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Fund Provider BlackRock
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 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 £11.42
Buy Price £11.50
Price Change -1.3722%
Price Date 23rd August 2019
Yield 0.74%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 7th April 1988
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: 0.094%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance +20.54% -9.88% -13.78% +77.58% -18.95% +9.86% -41.00% -19.08% +7.74% +42.54%
Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
+19.50% -5.97% -6.37% +77.35% -28.16%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Sector Equity Precious Metals)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.38% +0.80% -2.18%
1 week -1.97% -0.06% -1.92%
1 month 2.15% +10.67% -8.52%
3 months 38.31% +1.40% +36.90%
6 months 27.87% +12.53% +15.34%
1 year 52.64% +1.36% +51.28%
3 years -3.09% -6.74% +3.65%
5 years 47.68% +25.39% +22.29%
10 years 23.56% -7.54% +31.10%
YTD 39.21% +8.07% +31.14%
Since inception 2774.10% 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 0.0749 £8.4420
1st March 2018 0.0010 £8.1210
1st March 2016 0.0258 £7.4540