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BlackRock Gold & General Class D1 - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:991.30p Buy:998.60p Change: 2.40p (0.24%)
Prices as at 17 November 2017
Sell:991.30p
Buy:998.60p
Change: 2.40p (0.24%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 17 November 2017
Sell:991.30p
Buy:998.60p
Change: 2.40p (0.24%)
Prices as at 17 November 2017
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.
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Charges and Savings

Initial charges
Initial charge: 0.00%
Initial saving from HL: 0.00%
HL dealing charge: Free
Net initial charge: 0.00%
Annual charges
Performance fee: No  
Ongoing charge (OCF/TER): 1.17% i
Ongoing saving from HL: 0.27% i
Net ongoing charge: 0.90%
There are other unit types of this fund available:
Inclusive - Class A - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 1.17%)
Inclusive - Class A - Accumulation (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 1.17%)
Class D1 - Income (GBP) (Net ongoing charge 0.90%)

In some cases the ongoing savings are provided by our loyalty bonus. Loyalty bonuses are tax-free in an ISA or SIPP. However, they may be subject to tax in a Fund & Share Account which would, in effect, reduce their value and increase the net ongoing charge.


Other Information

Unit type: Unbundled
Manager:
Evy Hambro
Fund launch date: 7 April 1988
Sector: Specialist
Fund size: £1,132 million
Number of holdings: 58
Fund type: Unit Trust
Accumulation/income: Accumulation
Dealing frequency: Daily
Valuation point: 12:00
Trustee: BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Ltd
Minimum investment: £100.00
Charges deducted from: Income
Available in a regular savings plan: Yes
Minimum regular savings value: £25.00

Performance

17/11/12 to 17/11/13 17/11/13 to 17/11/14 17/11/14 to 17/11/15 17/11/15 to 17/11/16 17/11/16 to 17/11/17
Annual return n/a -9.64% -21.75% 84.91% -2.53%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

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Our view on this fund

A specialist fund that invests predominantly in large and medium-sized gold mining companies. It is managed by an experienced and well-resourced team, but due to its focus on a single, specialist sector performance has been, and is likely to remain, volatile. The fund could appeal to more adventurous investors who...

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Fund Objective

BlackRock Gold and General Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital growth primarily through an actively managed portfolio of gold mining, commodity and precious-metal related shares. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities and units in collective investment schemes.Derivatives may also be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.

Income Details

Income paid: Annually
Type of payment: Dividend
Ex-dividend date: 1 March 2018
Payment date: 30 April 20184

This data is provided by Funds Library. HL accepts no responsibility for its accuracy and you should independently check data before making any investment decision. All yields are variable and not guaranteed. There is currently no yield information available for this fund.

Security Weight
Newcrest Mining 9.21%
Agnico Eagle Mines 7.85%
Randgold Resources Ltd. ADS 7.85%
Newmont Mining Corp. 6.11%
Franco-Nevada 4.99%
Kinross Gold Corp. 3.98%
Wheaton Precious Metals 3.61%
Centerra Gold 3.61%
Northern Star Resources 3.47%
Fresnillo 3.45%
Sector Weight
Mining 93.55%
Non-Classified 3.45%
Industrial Metals & Mining 2.10%
Cash and Equiv. 0.71%
Bonds 0.18%
Alternative Trading Strategies 0.02%
Country Weight
Canada 51.45%
United Kingdom 18.15%
Australia 16.65%
United States 6.11%
Russian Federation 2.97%
South Africa 1.60%
Peru 1.32%
Mexico 0.78%
Cash and Equiv. 0.71%
Non-Classified 0.25%

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Prices provided by Morningstar, correct as at 17 November 2017. Data provided by Funds Library, correct as at 30 September 2017.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account

4 If you elect to receive the income from a Vantage ISA or Vantage Fund & Share Account, we will collect any dividends for you and then pay them directly into your bank account within the first 10 working days of the following month.