BlackRock International Gold & General

Ranked 8 out of 21 in - Gold & Precious Metals over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Objective

The fund aims to maximise long-term capital growth through exposure to mining companies and other businesses concerned with gold and other metals. Exposure is primarily through investment in the Merrill Lynch Gold & General Fund, a sterling denominated collective investment scheme, but may also invest directly to a limited extent. The fund may invest in gold bullion and gold futures.

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Performance

Gold & Precious Metals over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 5.7%
2018 -11.0% -13.9% 5.3% -13.1% 12.9%
2017 -4.2% 4.7% -6.6% -1.0% -1.0%
2016 76.8% 40.8% 44.6% 0.5% -13.6%
2015 -18.7% -0.4% -6.2% -15.9% 3.6%
2014 2.5% 11.8% 6.5% -10.0% -4.2%
2013 -47.7% -10.7% -36.4% 8.0% -14.7%
2012 -11.6% -3.3% -11.8% 17.7% -11.9%
2011 -18.4% -6.6% -6.1% -2.7% -4.5%
2010 41.3% 3.3% 13.0% 9.0% 11.1%
2009 38.1% 13.6% 1.0% 15.4% 4.4%
2008 -18.3% 4.7% -2.2% -26.3% 8.3%
2007 42.9% 3.7% 0.3% 29.5% 6.1%
2006 16.1% 19.7% -6.5% -5.4% 9.7%
2005 50.2% -3.0% 5.7% 24.5% 17.7%
2004 -12.6% -6.9% -17.7% 15.6% -1.3%
2003 37.8% -12.0% 10.8% 26.3% 11.8%
2002 86.1% 58.6% 8.9% -5.8% 14.4%
2001 36.0% 5.1% 27.3% -0.9% 2.5%
2000 -11.7% -13.3% 4.4% -2.4% -0.1%
1999 31.7% 4.1% 9.5% 23.8% -6.6%
1998 -2.1% 9.0% -16.7% 11.9% -3.6%
1997 -39.6% 4.2% -20.1% -2.1% -26.0%
1996 -8.1% 24.8% -6.4% -7.4% -15.0%
1995 -7.8% -20.2% 3.7% 11.8% -0.4%
1994 16.9% -2.3% -1.3% 28.5% -5.7%
1993 -3.0% 53.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
BlackRock Gold & General X GBP Inc 97.50%
GBP Cash 2.10%
USD Cash 0.40%
30/04/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Jersey
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/05/1993
  • Share Class size26Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN GB0009383836

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).