With an inception date of 1955, the VanEck International Investors Gold Fund (INIVX) was the first gold equity mutual fund made available to U.S. investors and offering exposure to a distinct asset class that is often considered a hedge during times of economic and political uncertainty. VanEck is the sponsor of VanEck Vectors ETFs and is currently among the largest providers of exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the U.S. and worldwide. VanEck Vectors ETFs empower investors to build better portfolios with access to compelling investment themes and strategies. The ETFs span many global asset classes, and are built to be transparent, liquid, and pure-play reflections of target markets.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 6200 bonds, 2150 companies, 115 ETFs, 1 future and 5 options.
Flagship funds include:
- VanEck Hard Assets Fund (GHAAX), launched in 1994, was the first “hard assets” equity fund offering investors exposure to securities of commodity-related companies.
- VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX), launched in 2006, was the first exchange-traded fund in the U.S. offering broad exposure to the gold mining equity market.
- VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM), launched in 2009, was one of the first exchange-traded funds in the U.S. offering exposure to locally listed equities in Vietnam.
Some of the data items available include:
- ETF Items – Acquired Expense, Average Yield, Cap Range Flag, Capital Gains, Creation Basket, Daily Price Return, Discount Premium, Dividend Data, Exchange, Expense Date, Fee Waiver, Fund Domain, Fund Selling Point, Fund Structure, Gross Expense, Inception Date, Index Currency Code, Index Inception Date, Index Provider, Index Symbol (Source), Index Ticker, Listing, Long Description, Long Term Capital Gains, Market Maker Description, NAV Total Return, Net Asset Value, Net Expense, Operating Expense, Previous NAV, Share Class, Shares Outstanding, Short Term Capital Gains, Spread, Starting NAV, Tax Identification Number, Ticker, Total Net Asset Value, Volume, Weighting Method, etc.
- Bond, Company and Future Items – Asset Type, Base Market Value, Bloomberg Industry Description, Bloomberg Sector Description, Clean Price, Country Code, Country Code of Risk, Coupon, Currency Code, Dagong Issuer, Dagong Rating, Database Domain Code, Database Symbol, Date of Portfolio, Description, Effective Convexity, Effective Duration, Fitch Issuer/Rating, Index Description, Index Identifier, ISIN Code, Issuer Description, Local Code, Market Value in Local Currency, Maturity Date, Moody’s Issuer/Rating, Notional Outstanding, S&P Issuer, Sedol Code, Shares Outstanding (Current), Short Description, Standard & Poor’s Rating, Type, etc.