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Schroder UK Mid 250  
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6D, route de Treves,
L-2633 Senningerberg,
Grand-duchy of Luxembourg
020 7743 1143 (Fax Number)
084 5740 5405 (Main Number)

investor.services@blackrock.com

Fund managers

* Evy Hambro»01-Jan-2002 to Present
Graham Birch»01-Nov-2001 to 01-Jan-2010
Trevor Steel»01-Dec-1994 to 01-Nov-2001


Investment objectives

The World Gold Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is gold-mining. It may also invest in the equity securities of companies whose predominant economic activity is other precious metal or mineral and base metal or mineral mining. The Fund does not hold physical gold or metal.

Performance

performance chart
chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
-4.5 -55.7 -38.0 -45.7 -14.6 +14.9 +21.9
  COMMODITY & ENERGY +2.9-13.3-0.2-11.6-4.6+6.1+8.5
Price
  Bid OfferCurrency+/-YieldCiticodeSEDOLISINCodeWKNDate
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2 HEDGED CHF 5.65 CHF -0.02 - 0A1C B52T6P6 LU0669555244 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A4RF USD 29.79 USD -0.14 - 0NRX n/a LU0724618789 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2 EUR 24.54 EUR -0.15 - BNC8 B43HP22 LU0252963623 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2 USD 31.77 USD -0.15 - BNC9 B43HP99 LU0252968424 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2 HEDGED EUR 5.14 EUR -0.02 - BND0 B3KVCC9 LU0326422689 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2 HEDGED EUR 5.41 EUR -0.02 - BND1 B43HQ30 LU0326423067 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A4RF EUR 23.01 EUR -0.14 - EEJ0 B3L15M9 LU0408222320 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2 HEDGED SGD 5.44 SGD -0.02 - EGH0 B3BB1P4 LU0368265764 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D4 EUR 23.30 EUR -0.15 - F2WZ n/a LU0827889139 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2RF HEDGED GBP 18.67 GBP -0.09 - F2XA B83WK08 LU0827889212 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD D2 SGD 5.52 SGD -0.03 - F2XB n/a LU0827889303 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2 HKD 5.97 HKD -0.03 - G50U B8760B7 LU0788108826 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2 HEDGED CHF 5.52 CHF -0.03 - KGT3 B3YGQL7 LU0521028471 n/a 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2 EUR 23.01 EUR -0.15 - M006 B1VGBX3 LU0171305526 A0BMAL 15-Sep-2014
pdf BLACKROCK GLOBAL FUNDS WORLD GOLD A2RF USD 29.79 USD -0.15 - MN48 4940016 LU0055631609 974119 15-Sep-2014
Detailed fund information
Launch date30-Dec-1994
Fund size £2,359.8m / $3,829.7m (31-Jul-14)
Minimum initial $ 5,000
Minimum additional $ 1,000
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan 
FE Trustnet Sector Commodity & Energy
Asset ClassCommodity/Energy
Pricing times12:00 Daily
Dealing frequencyDaily
Distributor statusFund distributor status
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Sector
Luxembourg Commodity/Energy Commodity & Energy
Largest holdings, 31-Jul-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
FRANCO NEVADA CORP9.801ROYAL GOLD INC5.246
RANDGOLD RESOURCES9.102NEWCREST MINING4.447
GOLDCORP INC7.183BARRICK GOLD CORP3.208
FRESNILLO PLC6.114FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC3.179
ELDORADO GOLD CORP5.805TAHOE RESOURCES INC2.9310
 Total56.97 
Regional weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Region(%)Rank 
Canada40.681 40.68% Canada
USA24.522 24.52% USA
UK18.043 18.04% UK
Australia6.644 6.64% Australia
South Africa2.635 2.63% South Africa
Money Market2.486 2.48% Money Market
Mexico2.367 2.36% Mexico
Russia0.988 0.98% Russia
Hong Kong0.789 0.78% Hong Kong
Peru0.5210 0.52% Peru
Belgium0.3711 0.37% Belgium
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Jul-2014
Sector(%)Rank 
Gold73.301 73.30% Gold
Precious Metals & Stones15.542 15.54% Precious Metals & Stones
Other Metals8.563 8.56% Other Metals
Cash & Cash Equivalents2.484 2.48% Cash & Cash Equivalents
Industrial Commodities0.065 0.06% Industrial Commodities
Others0.066 0.06% Others
Total100.00 

Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid where applicable) with gross income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in fund’s native currency unless otherwise specified – performance figures can be rebased to Pence Sterling (GBX) using the rebasing option.

 
 
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Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 25.17 25.17
Alpha -10.70 -10.70
Beta 1.44 1.44
Sharpe -0.02 -0.02
Info Ratio -0.46 -0.46
R2 0.30 0.30
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4  help with ratios
vs. Commodity & Energy»

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 83 / 122 98 / 108
Quartile 3 4

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FE Crown Rating: 1 FE
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Asset allocation

Commodity & Energy, 97.88%
97.8800% ofCommodity & Energy
Money Market, 2.12%
2.1200% ofMoney Market

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