Fact sheet: Blackrock MSCI World Index

Fund information

Fund name
Blackrock MSCI World Index B
Fund company manager
Blackrock USA
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Fund objective
The MSCI World Index Fund B (the “Fund”) is an index fund that seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of a particular index. The Fund shall be invested in US and non-US equity securities whose total rates of return will approximate the capitalization weighted total rates of return of the markets in certain countries for equity securities, including securities traded in the United States of America and Canada. The primary criterion for selection of investments in the Fund shall be the Benchmark listed herein.
Benchmark
MSCI World
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Shares,Physical – Sampled/Optimised

Quick stats

1 Year return

21.74 %

1 Year rank in sector

91/476

Sector

FO Equity - International

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 1.2 b

FE Risk score

102

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    57.76%
  • Japan
    8.85%
  • UK
    7.82%
  • France
    3.74%
  • Canada
    3.58%
  • US Equities
    57.76%
  • Japanese Equities
    8.85%
  • UK Equities
    7.82%
  • French Equities
    3.74%
  • Canadian Equities
    3.58%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.88 %11.99 %21.74 %35.07 %72.97 %
Sector2.42 %8.34 %16.13 %32.48 %60.31 %
Rank within sector303 / 503124 / 49891 / 476179 / 38197 / 294
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund18.06 %8.06 %-0.46 %5.33 %27.16 %
Sector13.46 %7.94 %0.71 %5.96 %21.26 %
Rank within sector136 / 489173 / 444258 / 396190 / 34769 / 305
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Risk statistics

Alpha0.15
Beta1.09
Sharpe0.44
Volatility10.42
Tracking error3.16
Information ratio0.23
R-Squared0.91

Price movement

52 week high29.0998
52 week low23.2766
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price29.1081

Holdings by region

  • 57.76% USA
  • 8.85% Japan
  • 7.82% UK
  • 3.74% France
  • 3.58% Canada
  • 3.58% Switzerland
  • 3.45% Germany
  • 2.65% Australia
  • 1.36% Spain
  • 1.27% Hong Kong

Holdings by sector

-

Holdings by asset type

  • 57.76% US Equities
  • 8.85% Japanese Equities
  • 7.82% UK Equities
  • 3.74% French Equities
  • 3.58% Canadian Equities
  • 3.58% Swiss Equities
  • 3.45% German Equities
  • 2.65% Australian Equities
  • 1.36% Spanish Equities
  • 1.27% Hong Kong Equities

Individual holdings

  • 2.17% APPLE INC
  • 1.04% EXXON MOBIL CORP
  • 1.02% MICROSOFT CORP
  • 0.82% WELLS FARGO & CO
  • 0.81% JOHNSON & JOHNSON
  • 0.8% GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
  • 0.75% JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
  • 0.69% NESTLE SA
  • 0.67% NOVARTIS AG
  • 0.63% PROCTER & GAMBLE CO