Global exchange-traded fund - Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund

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Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund falls for a second consecutive day, a two-day fall of 0.4% 17 January, 2018

NEWS BITES - ETF

Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund (SIX:JBGOCA), the 45th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Switzerland, has fallen 20.0c (0.02%) for a second consecutive day on Wednesday. This brought its two-day fall to CHF5.20 (0.4%). Cumulative volume in the 2 days was 0.3 times the average 2-day volume of 883 units. The ETF last traded at CHF1,261.80.

SECTION 1

JULIUS BAER PRECIOUS METALS FUND - JB PHYSICAL GOLD FUND BEARISH SIGNALS

1.1 Technicals:

+ The present value of CHF1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund is CHF701, including a capital loss of CHF299 and dividend reinvested of 8c.

+ 5 years Multiplier in CHF = 0.701x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in CHF = -6.9%

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund is $US677, including a capital loss of $US323 and dividend reinvested of 7c.

+ 5 years ago CHF 1 equalled USD 1.0776

+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 0.677x

+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = -7.5%

1.2 Overbought/Bearish/Resistance Signals:

+ The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 79.1 has penetrated the overbought line of 70, suggesting the price gain of 2.2% in the last 14 days is unusually high.

SECTION 2

PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS

2.1 Technicals:

+ Volume: there were 92 units worth CHF116,086 (US$120,744) traded today. In the past week, volume was 1.0 times average and the units were up 0.8%. The volume was 0.1 times the average daily trading of 883 units.

+ Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund is at a discount of 2.3% to its 12-month high of CHF1,291.17 on September 08, 2017. It is also at a premium of 10.1% to the 12-month low of CHF1,145.90 on January 27, 2017.

+ The present value of CHF1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund is CHF1,068, for a capital gain of CHF68.

PV10001-week1-month1-year
JBGOCA.S1,0081,0561,068
Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]1,0001,0041,182

2.2 Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Today's TurnoverCHF116,086 (US$120,744)In 2nd Quartile

2.3 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 29 Dec)

In the past 5 years, JBGOCA has declined 3.5% from 1,279.29 to 1,235.05, an average annual compound fall of 0.7%.

20172016201520142013
Close1,235.051,1231,075.581,228.751,279.29
% Price Change104.4-12.5-4-27.9
Avg Daily Volume5016167149322,898
VWP1,207.81,248.61,202.861,330.681,534.72
Turnover Period4 yrs 4 d5 yrs 13 d2 yrs 3 mo3 yrs 2 mo11 mo
Price Range1,118.42 - 1,291.171,066.95 - 1,366.321,057.05 - 1,353.41,186.56 - 1,458.511,255.09 - 1,819.99

In the past 4 years average daily volume has declined 82.7% from 2,898 units to 501 units. Turnover period has increased from 11 months to 4 years 4 days.

SECTION 3

RANKING

3.1 Global Rank out of 5,647 ETFs

The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,120, ranking it 3122 out of 5,647 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 62.

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
Net Assets (US$)2B371Top
Price/NAV1.01739Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)622146Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,1203122Third

* 1 year ago CHF 1 equalled USD 0.9912

Jan 17, 2018: CHF 1 equals USD 1.0401

3.2 Rank in the Total Switzerland ETF Market [out of 501 ETFs]

DescriptionValueRank
Net Assets (CHF)1.9B61
Rel Strength 6 Mon (CHF)57214
PV1000-1Year (CHF)1,068185

SECTION 4

PROFILE

4.1 Description

JB Physical Gold Fund is an ETF incorporated in Switzerland. The Fund invests only in physically allocated gold, primarily in standard 400-ounce bars. The gold is stored in high-security vaults in Switzerland. Other gold exposure, i.e. derivatives etc. is not allowed. CHF and EUR share classes feature currency hedging against the USD.

4.2 SNAPSHOT

Julius Baer Precious Metals Fund - JB Physical Gold Fund (SIX:JBGOCA)

ISIN: CH0044781232

Inception DateOctober 24, 2008
Expense Ratio0.4% of average net assets
CategoryCommodity-Precious Metals
Fund Family NameSwiss & Global Asset Management
Index Trackedphysical gold
Asset ClassCommodity ETF

4.3 Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.4% of total assets

SECTION 5

PORTFOLIO ALLOCATION

Asset Allocation (July 31, 2017)

Asset Class%
Other96.3
Cash3.7

JBGOCA.S

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