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Daily Price as of 12/03/20

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$6.54 $0.02 / +0.3%

Class A Details: EMBAX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
2.69%/1.26%

Fund Summary and Key Points

The VanEck Emerging Markets Bond Fund (the "Fund") seeks total return, consisting of income and capital appreciation. The Fund can invest in debt securities that are issued by governments, quasi-government entities or corporations in emerging market countries. These securities may be denominated in any currency, including those of emerging markets. By investing in emerging markets debt securities, the Fund offers exposure to emerging markets fundamentals, generally characterized by lower debts and deficits, higher growth rates and independent central banks. Lead Portfolio Manager, Eric Fine, has over 25 years of experience in emerging markets.

Making the Investment Case for EM Bonds

Fund Details
as of 10/31/20

  • Net Assets (All Classes)
    $26.2M
  • Number of Issues
    47
  • Dividend
    Monthly
  • Capital Gains
    Annual
  • Benchmark Index2
    50% GBI-EM/50% EMBI

Fund Statistics (Class A) 
as of 10/31/20

Effective Duration (Years) 4.61
Average Yield to Worst 6.93
Average Years to Maturity 8.59
Distribution Yield 5.24%

Source: VanEck, FactSet.
See Important Disclosure for more information.

 

Holdings

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30-Day SEC Yield* Class A 
as of 11/30/20

30-Day SEC Yield 4.93%

* 30-Day SEC Yield is a standard calculation developed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that allows for fairer comparisons among bond funds. It is based on the most recent 30-day period. This yield figure reflects the interest earned during the period after deducting the Fund's expenses for the period. In the absence of temporary fee waivers, the 30-Day SEC Yield for EMBAX would have been 3.70% as of 11/30/20.

EM Fixed Income Investment Team

Photo of the Emerging Markets Fixed Income Investment Team

Eric Fine, Portfolio Manager, with Deputy Portfolio Managers, Carlos Nogueira and David Austerweil.  Economist, Natalia Gurushina. Senior Corporate Analyst, Robert Schmieder.

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(07/09/12)
VanEck Emerging Markets Bond Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value -0.05 0.49 2.89 7.13 2.53 4.74 -- 2.18
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge -5.79 -5.29 -3.02 0.97 0.52 3.51 -- 1.45
50% GBI-EM/50% EMBI2 0.20 -1.63 -3.21 -1.38 2.38 4.82 -- 2.56
JGENVUUG Index - JPMorgan GBI-Em Global Deiversified Composite Unhedged USD2 0.43 -1.92 -5.92 -3.81 1.27 3.94 -- 0.18
JPMorgan Emerging markets Bonds Index EMBI Global Diversified Composite2 -0.03 -1.38 -0.54 0.98 3.35 5.57 -- 4.88
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(07/09/12)
VanEck Emerging Markets Bond Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value -1.94 5.42 2.94 7.48 2.68 5.36 -- 2.21
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge -7.57 -0.64 -2.98 1.30 0.67 4.12 -- 1.47
50% GBI-EM/50% EMBI2 -1.93 1.47 -3.41 -0.02 1.89 5.53 -- 2.57
GBI-EM Index2 -2.02 0.61 -6.32 -1.45 0.17 4.78 -- 0.13
EMBI Index2 -1.85 2.32 -0.51 1.29 3.49 6.15 -- 4.93

Country Weightings (%) as of 10/31/20

Country % of Net Assets
China
9.7
South Africa
9.7
Mexico
9.1
Thailand
4.8
Mongolia
4.6
Indonesia
4.6
Russia
4.4
Romania
4.2
Peru
4.1
Ukraine
3.6
Malaysia
3.3
Brazil
2.5
Jordan
2.4
Tajikistan
2.4
Philippines
2.4
Suriname
2.3
Laos
2.3
Honduras
2.3
UAE
2.0
Panama
1.6
Dominican Republic
1.5
Egypt
1.5
Ghana
1.4
Burkina Faso
1.4
Kazakhstan
1.3
Nigeria
1.3
Uruguay
1.3
Vietnam
1.3
Moldova
1.2
Georgia
1.1
Sri Lanka
0.5
Tanzania
0.2
Cash
3.7

Portfolio Weightings (%)
as of 10/31/20

% of Net Assets
Sovereign Bond 66.3
Corporate Bond 18.5
Quasi-Sovereign Bond 11.5
Cash 3.7

Regional Weightings (%)
as of 10/31/20

% of Net Assets
Asia 41.5
Latin America 24.7
Africa 15.6
Non-EU Europe 10.3
EU Europe 4.2
Cash 3.7
Regional Total (%) 100