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BlackRock GF Emerging Markets

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BlackRock GF Emerging Markets A2 USD
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  • What is the Fund’s objective?

    The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, emerging markets. Investment may also be made in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, developed markets that have significant business operations in emerging markets.

    How does FE rate this fund?

    • No FE Alpha managers
    • 2
    • Not included in the AFI

    Who manages this fund?

    Dhiren Shah Since 01-Mar-2012

    Dhiren Shah, CFA, Director, is a member of the Global Emerging Markets team in the Fundamental Equity Division of...


    Luiz Soares Since 01-Mar-2012

    Luiz Soares, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Global Emerging Markets Equity team. Prior...


  • How has this fund performed?

    Cumulative Performance chart

    Cumulative Performance as at 28/03/2017
        3m 6m 1yr 3yrs 5yrs
    BlackRock GF Emerging Markets A2 USD +13.1 +8.2 +38.8 +34.7 +25.5
    Equity - Emerging Markets +9.5 +9.2 +32.4 +30.6 +25.0

    Discrete Performance chart

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  • Ratios and Analysis

    How does this fund compare against other funds in Equity - Emerging Markets?

    Quartile Ranking

        1y 3y
    ? Position 61 / 253 123 / 211
    ? Quartile 1 3

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

    Other Rating

    Morningstar Analyst

    Ratio Info

        1y 3y
    ? Volatility 15.99 16.19
    ? Alpha 2.36 0.62
    ? Beta 1.11 1.10
    ? Sharpe 1.55 -0.01
    ? Info Ratio 0.92 0.07
    ? R2 0.92 0.94
    ? 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: 138
    FTSE 100: 100
    Cash: 0

    Investment Details

    Initial 5.00%
    Annual 1.50%
    ? OCF 1.85%
    Minimum Investment?
    Initial £ 5,000
    Additional £ 1,000
  • Prices

      Unit type Currency Bid Offer Date Yield Citicode SEDOL ISIN
    BlackRock GF Emerging Markets A2 USD ACC USD 29.45 29 Mar 2017 n/a MM74 4938237 LU0047713382

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  • What does this fund invest in?

    Asset Class Breakdown (28 Feb 2017)

    Rank Asset %    
    1 Chinese Equities 27.72
    2 Brazilian Equities 13.23
    3 South Korean Equities 11.90
    4 Indian Equities 7.48
    5 Russian Equities 6.35
    6 Taiwanese Equities 6.13
    7 Mexican Equities 5.47
    8 Indonesian Equities 4.93
    9 American Emerging Equities 3.76
    10 Others 13.03
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Legal Structure: SICV
    Own ISA wrapper: NO
    Trustee / Depositary: N/A
    Registrar: N/A
    Multi-Manager: NO
    Dividend policy: N/A
    Fund size: £402.1m / $501.8m (28-Feb-17)
    Unit Launch: 01-Dec-1993
    Fund Launch: 30-Nov-1993
    Savings plan: NO
    Pricing times: 00:00 DD
    Dealing times: N/A
    Dealing frequency: Daily
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  • Contact Details

    12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL

    020 7743 3000 (Fax Number)
    800445522 (Main Number)

Initial Charges: Max.;

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 selected currency.

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