iShares Physical Gold ETC ISIN IE00B4ND3602, Ticker SGLN

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Strategy of iShares Physical Gold ETC

Investment strategy

The gold spot price is the price of gold in US Dollar according to London Bullion market fixing at any given time.


Gold (6)

Precious Metals (21)


GBP 23.92
Last quote
17.64 52 weeks low/high 24.64
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of iShares Physical Gold ETC


GBP 5,253 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Physically backed)
Legal structure ETC
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 12.45% Risk category
Inception Date 08 April 2011
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 62 Months


0.25% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.00% Compare 0.95%
Compare (Precious Metals)

Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Corporate entity (SICAV, OEIC, SICAF, others)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider iShares
Administrator State Street Bank and Trust Company
Investment Advisor Blackrock Advisor (UK) Limited
Custodian Bank JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., London Branch
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fiscal Year End 30 April
Swiss representative -
Swiss paying agent -

Tax Status

Germany Tax intransparent
Switzerland No ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive Out of Scope

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Price index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager -
Securities lending No
Securities lending counterparty -

Performance of iShares Physical Gold ETC


1 year: 33.30%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2018 2017 2016 2015
23.32% 3.75% 1.99% 31.17% -7.15%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
8.03% 22.57% 20.50% 33.30% 20.44%

Description of iShares Physical Gold ETC

The iShares Physical Gold ETC invests in Gold.

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.25% p.a.. The ETC replicates the performance of the underlying index with a collateralised debt obligation which is backed by physical holdings of the precious metal. The iShares Physical Gold ETC is a very large ETC with 5,253m GBP assets under management. The ETC is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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