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BlackRock Gold & General

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BlackRock Gold & General D Acc
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Pound Sterling
  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in global shares of companies which derive a significant proportion of their income from gold mining or commodities such as precious metals. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and sector set out above.

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    Who manages this fund?

    Evy Hambro Since 01-Apr-2009

    Evy Hambro, Managing Director, is the joint Chief Investment Officer of the Natural Resources Equity team within...

    Co-manager

    Tom Holl Since 01-Jul-2015

    Thomas Holl, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the Natural Resources team within the Fundamental Equity...

    Co-manager

  • How has this fund performed?

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    Cumulative Performance as at 05/12/2016
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    BlackRock Gold & General D Acc -18.8 +5.1 +69.4 +40.7 -40.6
    Specialist -1.3 +8.3 +17.5 +15.4 +25.6

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Specialist?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 9 / 123 15 / 114
    ? Quartile 1 1

    Ranking is for the main unit within the sector View other funds in this sector

    Other Rating

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    Rating

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 54.15 39.26
    ? Alpha 14.58 3.76
    ? Beta 3.44 2.86
    ? Sharpe 1.40 0.21
    ? Info Ratio 1.12 0.20
    ? R2 0.43 0.39
    ? Quartiles:1 2 3 4

    Risk Score

    FE Risk scores allow you to see how risky a fund is in comparison with the FTSE 100.

    This fund: 250
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Charges
    Initial 0.00%
    Annual 1.00%
    ? OCF 1.17%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 100,000
    Additional £ 100
  • Prices

      Unit type Currency Bid Offer Date Yield Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    BlackRock Gold & General D Acc ACC GBX 950.60 957.10 06 Dec 2016 0.29 FMP2 B5ZNJ89 GB00B5ZNJ896

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (31 Oct 2016)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 Commodity & Energy 99.32
    2 Cash and Derivatives 0.68

    Top Holdings (31 Oct 2016)

  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: UNIT
    Own ISA wrapper: YES help with ISA
    Trustee / Depositary: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Limited
    Registrar: BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
    Multi-Manager: NO
    Dividend policy: Feb 28 (Final)
    Fund size: £1,118.6m / $1,421.9m (05-Dec-16)
    Unit Launch: 10-Jun-2011
    Fund Launch: 07-Apr-1988
    Savings plan:
    Pricing times: 12:00 Daily
    Dealing times: Mon-Fri 08:30 to 17:30
    Dealing frequency: Daily
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  • Contact Details

    12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL


    uk.investor@blackrock.com

    020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
    020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

Initial Charges: Max.;

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Pound Sterling (GBP). You can switch the fund’s native currency using the currency selector towards the top of this page.

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