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BlackRock Gold & General D Acc

BlackRock Gold & General D Acc



IA Sector:

IA Specialist

Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5



1,302.00 GBP

03 December 2021

Last change:

icon-down-small -1.14%

1 year change:

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5 year annualised return:


12 month yield:


At a glance

At a glance performance and information


Share Dealing Account Yes
ShareBuilder No

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  • BlackRock Gold & General D Acc
  • IA Specialist
  • FTSE Gold Mines

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 30/09/16 to 30/09/17 30/09/17 to 30/09/18 30/09/18 to 30/09/19 30/09/19 to 30/09/20 30/09/20 to 30/09/21
BlackRock Gold & General D Acc -15.60% -21.93% 52.66% 39.23% -27.45%
IA Specialist 9.18% 1.77% 7.58% -1.74% 17.54%
FTSE Gold Mines -12.25% -21.45% 51.99% 49.66% -27.56%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
BlackRock Gold & General D Acc -0.61% -13.55% -11.13% 17.11% 6.75%
IA Specialist -1.25% 2.09% 10.70% 7.99% 7.18%
FTSE Gold Mines -7.15% -20.76% -16.33% 16.87% 8.06%

Fund Objective: The Fund aims to provide a return on your investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment). The Fund invests invest at least 70% of its total assets in global equity securities (e.g. 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 sector set out above.

Manager name:


Manager start date:

01 April 2009

Investment style:


Region (geographical):


Manager Biography:

Evy Hambro is co-manager of the BlackRock World Mining Trust plc, and is Global Head of Thematic and Sector Investing, as well as the Head of the Natural Resources Equity Team. He sits on the BlackRock Global Operating Committee and is a member of the Alpha Strategies Partner Group. He is also manager of a number of the team's portfolios covering the mining, gold and circular economy strategies. His service with the firm dates back to 1994, including his years with Mercury Asset Management and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Evy has a degree in agricultural food marketing.


FTSE Gold Mines


IA Specialist

FE fundinfo Rating:

2 of 5

Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 1.17%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. 0%
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: Bank of Scotland The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £9.50 (per online trade)

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 1,158,269,867.44 £

Chart date: December 3, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Endeavour mining plc 7.10%
Newmont corp 6.88%
Barrick gold corp 6.43%
Northern star resources ltd 5.34%
Kirkland lake gold inc 5.00%
Kinross gold corp 4.87%
Wheaton precious metals corp 4.73%
Gold fields 3.94%
Ssr mining inc 3.86%
Franco nevada corp 3.76%


Sectors Weight
Gold 91.06%
Precious Metals & Stones 4.02%
Precious Metals & Stones 2.84%
Money Market 2.08%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
Canada 50.73%
USA 18.73%
Australia 10.21%
UK 8.66%
South Africa 6.96%
Russia 2.64%
Money Market 2.08%

Important legal information

Bank of Scotland Share Dealing Service is operated by Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Halifax Share Dealing Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 3195646. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2RG. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN under number 183332. A Member of the London Stock Exchange and an HM Revenue & Customs Approved ISA Manager.

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