Third Quarter 2016
For the quarter ended September 30, 2016, the World Precious Minerals Fund rose 15.63 percent, outperforming the fund's benchmark, the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, which fell 4.37 percent. The Gold and Precious Metals returned 4.04 percent, outperforming its benchmark, the FTSE Gold Mines Index, which fell 6.00 percent. See complete fund performance here.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The principal value and investment return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
The NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index is a modified market capitalization weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies involved primarily in the mining for gold and silver. The index benchmark value was 500.0 at the close of trading on December 20, 2002. The FTSE/JSE African Gold Mining Index is a market capitalization weighted index. (Returns are quoted as price return in the home currencies of each index. For example, the S&P/TSX Canadian Global Gold Index is calculated using Canadian Dollars.)
World Precious Minerals Fund (UNWPX)
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as of 01/13/2017
Change: $ 0.14
Inception Date: 11/27/1985
Lipper Fund Category: Gold Oriented
AUM: $141.26 M as of 12-31-2016
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