|Bid Price||GBX 148.30||Offer Price||GBX 156.50|
|Mid Price||-||Day Change||GBX +0.40 (0.27%)|
|Price Date||18 Jan 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||2.40 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||31 August 2018||Dividend Frequency||Semi-annually|
|Sector||Global Emerging Markets||Fund Size||1,343,216,100.00|
|Launch Date||20/11/2009||Standard Initial Charge||5.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.25%||Annual Management Charge||0.18%|
The Fund aims to achieve capital growth by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE Emerging Index, the Fund’s benchmark index. The Fund invests in equity securities of companies that make up the benchmark index.
Kieran Doyle, CFA, Vice President and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Institutional Index Equity team. Mr. Doyle's service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Institutional Index Equity team. Prior to joining BGI, he was with KPMG. Mr. Doyle earned a master's degree in economics and finance from Bristol University in 2000.