VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF

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    Company & Industry Overviews

    REER 101: An Introduction to Real Effective Exchange Rates

    The International Monetary Fund defines REER as an average of the bilateral real exchange rates between a country and its trading partners, weighted by their respective trade shares.

    By VanEck
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    Opportunities in Emerging Market Credit Developments

    Strong investor interest in emerging market debt (EMLC) (HYEM) has continued despite adverse political and economic issues in some countries.

    By VanEck
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    Inclusion of Chinese Onshore Bonds in Global Indexes

    In March 2017, Citi’s fixed income indexes decided to include onshore Chinese bonds (EMB) (PCY) in its three government bond indexes.

    By VanEck
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    Risk-Reward Ratio Is in Favor of Emerging Market Debt

    Emerging market debt (EMB) has attracted investor’s attention as a higher-yielding alternative in a world where yields are quickly falling below zero.

    By Richard Turnill
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did Emerging Market Debt Perform in 2016?

    In the emerging market bond space (PCY) (EMLC), high-yield bonds and local currency bonds outperformed hard currency sovereign bonds.

    By VanEck
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    China’s Baby Steps to Open Its Onshore Bond Market

    The opening of China’s onshore bond market (EMB) (PCY) was a gradual process that included a number of cautious measures.

    By VanEck
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    Quality May Provide Attractive Risk-Adjusted Returns

    It’s useful to analyze the historical returns of credit rating categories within emerging markets bonds.

    By VanEck
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    How High Yield Emerging Market Bonds Can Offer Hidden Value

    HY EM bonds currently offer higher yields than both high yield US corporate bonds (HYG) (JNK) and high EM sovereign bonds.

    By VanEck
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    Investors’ Fixed Income Barbell Choices

    You have laid out a good case to consider both emerging markets local currency bonds as well as floating rate investment grade debt.

    By VanEck
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    How Emerging Market Bonds’ Real Yield Helps Curb Inflation Risk

    Real yields are nominal yields adjusted for inflation, which is often one of the greatest contributors to the nominal yield levels of emerging markets local currency bonds.

    By VanEck
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    Emerging Markets Offer Attractive Opportunities

    Over the past decade, EM (emerging market) debt has delivered stellar returns compared to other fixed income categories, except high yields.

    By VanEck
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    Improving Economies Make Strong Case for EM Local Debt

    As the emerging market local debt assets (EBND) (ELD) continue to evolve and expand, investors are increasingly looking for opportunities in the space to enhance returns.

    By VanEck
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    Expanding EM Horizon Provides Value Opportunities

    With the addition of three new countries to the JPMorgan GBI-EM Global Diversified Index earlier this year, the EM local debt (FEMB) market continued its growth in 2017.

    By VanEck
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    What’s Driving Emerging Markets Local Currency Debt?

    During the past two decades, EM (emerging markets) local debt has evolved to become the largest and most liquid debt market within the emerging market bond space.

    By VanEck
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    Could China Attract Higher Inflows after Bond Market Reforms?

    The yuan remains a focus of attention of the international community and a key risk for China’s macroeconomic stability in recent years.

    By VanEck
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    What Difference Does Index Inclusion Make?

    Government bond yields in China are higher than its Asian counterparts such as South Korea and Singapore and much higher than major developed markets.

    By VanEck
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    How Higher Inflows to China Could Impact Other Emerging Markets

    With the onset of reforms, foreign holdings in China’s onshore bond (EMB) (PCY) market is gradually increasing.

    By VanEck
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    What’s Holding Back Foreign Investors from China?

    Many leading bond index providers are still not including China’s onshore bonds in their benchmark indexes due to various regulatory and operational concerns.

    By VanEck
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    China’s Onshore Bond Market Reforms

    China’s onshore bond market (EMB), consisting of locally denominated and issued bonds, is larger than the offshore bond market.

    By VanEck
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    The New Year May Bring Opportunities in Emerging Market Bonds

    Investors are stepping back into emerging market bonds after removing billions of dollars from emerging markets in 2016.

    By VanEck
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    Structural Reforms Have Strengthened Emerging Markets

    According to a recent BofA Merrill Lynch Global Investment strategy report, emerging markets are expected to grow at a modest pace of 4.7% in 2017.

    By VanEck
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    How Fundamentals Boost the Case for Emerging Market Bonds

    Negative bond yields in Japan and low Fed funds rates in the United States and the Eurozone were one reason emerging market bonds performed well in 2016.

    By VanEck
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    A Case for Emerging Market Bonds

    Since the US presidential election, emerging markets have bounced back as though the election never happened.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the Prospects for Emerging Markets in 2017?

    A strengthening dollar impacts the emerging bond market’s performance. Uncertainty started revolving around the performance of emerging market debt.

    By VanEck
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    Impact of Volatility in Emerging Market Currencies

    Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win and the rising dollar called for a sell-off in most emerging market currencies like Mexico and Turkey.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Was November Important for Global Financial Markets?

    Trump’s unexpected presidential victory caused short-term uncertainty about markets and policies. His win reinforced a reflationary theme in global markets.

    By VanEck
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    Do Emerging Market Bond Credit Ratings Affect Returns?

    In recent years, emerging market (EMLC) (HYEM) ratings have improved considerably due to the strengthening macroeconomic framework as well as years of reforms.

    By VanEck
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can a Rate Hike Affect the Performances of Emerging Market Bonds?

    In her speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, Fed chair Janet Yellen expressed optimism about another rate hike in the United States.

    By VanEck
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    Why Might Emerging Market Local Currency Debt Be a Good Idea?

    Investors with higher risk appetites may want to shift their focuses to emerging market bonds, as most developed market bonds are trading at negative yields.

    By VanEck
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    Local Currencies Fuel the Emerging Market Rally

    Strong Local Currency Performance As Rates Remain Steady Returns in the emerging markets debt space have so far in 2016 ranked commensurately with risk. More specifically, local debt has been the top performer, with a total return of 17.08% YTD after a very strong September (2.02%). Although local sovereigns are lower duration by nearly two […]

    By VanEck
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    Why Attractive Yields Are Supporting the Emerging Market Rally

    Negative bond yields in Japan and the Eurozone, coupled with very low federal funds rates in the United States, are part of why emerging market bonds and currencies have performed so well in 2016.

    By VanEck
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    Looking to Local-Currency Emerging Market Bonds for Opportunities

    In today’s context, emerging market bonds (IGEM) look like good opportunities for investors.

    By VanEck
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    The Rally in Emerging Market Debt

    Emerging markets’ nonfinancial corporate debt breached the $26 trillion mark in the first half of 2016.

    By Matt Tucker, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investment-Grade Emerging Market Bonds Appear Attractive

    Investment-grade emerging market sovereigns have been given BBB or higher credit ratings by one of the credit rating companies. They’re relatively safe.

    By VanEck
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    Is Emerging Market Debt Immune to Rate Hikes?

    The Federal Reserve kept its key interest rate unchanged in its policy meeting this week while signaling a possible rate hike in December.

    By VanEck
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    Emerging Market Debt Outperforms Other Risk Assets

    While around 30% of developed market bonds (IHY) are trading at negative yields, emerging market debts (HYEM) are offering attractive returns.

    By VanEck
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    Opportunities Abound in Other Emerging Markets

    Brazil’s (BRF) new government is eager to implement structural reforms to strengthen fiscal responsibility, and the central bank is likely to follow suit.

    By VanEck
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    Headwinds Are Affecting Many Emerging Markets

    Strong investor interest in emerging market debt (EMLC) (HYEM) has continued despite adverse political and economic issues in some countries.

    By VanEck
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    Fed’s Rate Hike Decision to Drive the Markets

    In the wake of disappointing economic indicators over the past month, the Federal Reserve kept the interest rate unchanged in its policy meeting this week.

    By VanEck
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    Stable Commodity Prices Have Supported Emerging Market Bonds

    Perhaps one of the biggest tailwinds recently, particularly for local currency strategies, has been the stabilization and rebound in commodity prices this year.

    By VanEck
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    Why Does Emerging Market Debt Still Look Attractive?

    Emerging market debt (EMB) offers plenty of opportunities to investors. Markets are expected to continue their outperformance for the next few quarters.

    By Richard Turnill
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Intense Search for Yield Leads to Emerging Market Debt

    Under the current uncertain economic circumstances, investors flocked to emerging market debts in search of higher yields.

    By Russ Koesterich, CFA
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    Central and Eastern Europe Have the Brexit Blues

    In the long term, Eastern Europe is largely affected by the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union because of its strong trade links.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Sweet Spot of Emerging Market Debt

    While global growth statistics remain within muted expectations, EM debt and equity could remain the beneficiaries of additional capital flows for some time.

    By VanEck
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    How Negative Rates Intensify the Hunt for Yield

    By early July, some $11.5 trillion in bonds were trading at negative rates, with 58% of the Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index1 trading below 1%.

    By VanEck
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Time to Look at Emerging Market Debt

    Global emerging markets (“EM”) debt, both hard and local currency, rebounded strongly in June after a significant retracement in May.

    By VanEck
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