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VanEck Emerging Income Opportunities Active ETF (Managed Fund) EBND

Fund description: EBND aims to provide investors with a globally diversified portfolio of bonds and currencies in emerging markets. The fund aims to provide total investment returns, measured over the medium to long term in excess of the Benchmark.

Benchmark: 50% J.P. Morgan Emerging Market Bond Index Global Diversified Hedged AUD and 50% J.P. Morgan Government Bond-Emerging Market Index Global Diversified.

Country of domicile: Australia

 as at 16-Apr-21

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    EBND
  • NAV

    $11.20
  • Units outstanding

    6,083,747
  • Net assets

    $68.1M
  • Number of holdings

    108
  • Inception date1

    11-Feb-20
  • ASX commencement

    13-Feb-20

1The date the fund was seeded prior to quotation on ASX.

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Key benefits

Emerging market income opportunities
Emerging markets bonds generally pay higher interest than developed markets bonds offering investors an opportunity to broaden their income horizon with elevated risk

Active management
An actively managed benchmark-unaware approach that makes high conviction investments

Target yield of 5% per annum
Income from investing in emerging markets government, semi-government and corporate bonds that provides an attractive addition for investors' growing income needs

Yields as of 15-Apr-21

  • Running yield

    5.40%
  • Yield to maturity

    5.58%

Fundamentals as of 15-Apr-21

  • Average maturity (years)

    9.17
  • Modified duration (years)

    6.43

Trading information

  • ASX code

    EBND
  • IRESS code

    EBND.AXW
  • Units outstanding

    6,083,747
  • ISIN

    AU0000076606

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.95%

Key risks

An investment in the Fund carries risks associated with: ASX trading time differences, emerging markets bonds and currencies, bond markets generally, interest rate movements, issuer default, currency hedging, credit ratings, country and issuer concentration, liquidity and fund manager and fund operations. See the PDS for details.

Prices as at  16-Apr-21

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EBND $11.20
$11.23
50,904
15,784
$0.04 / +0.39%
$0.04 / +0.36%
-1.01%
-2.32%
$0.03
+0.27%

Performance history (%) View all ETFs » View all indices »

1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return -1.74 -4.84 -2.45 10.55 -- -- -- -7.51
Income return 0.40 1.62 2.54 6.04 -- -- -- 5.07
Total return -1.34 -3.22 0.09 16.59 -- -- -- -2.44
Benchmark -1.23 -5.02 -1.53 2.36 1.26 4.02 -- -7.81
1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return -1.74 -4.84 -2.45 10.55 -- -- -- -7.51
Income return 0.40 1.62 2.54 6.04 -- -- -- 5.07
Total return -1.34 -3.22 0.09 16.59 -- -- -- -2.44
Benchmark -1.23 -5.02 -1.53 2.36 1.26 4.02 -- -7.81

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 31-Mar-21

No. of holdings: 105
Security name
Coupon
Maturity
Composite
rating^
Country
Currency
% of Fund
net assets
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BON
8.250
31-Mar-32
BB
South Africa
ZAR
2.98
MEXICAN BONOS
5.750
05-Mar-26
BBB
Mexico
MXN
2.77
BONOS DE LA TESORERIA DE LA REPUBLICA E
2.800
01-Oct-33
AA-
Chile
CLP
2.65
COLOMBIAN TES
7.500
26-Aug-26
BBB
Colombia
COP
2.56
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT BON
8.000
31-Jan-30
BB
South Africa
ZAR
2.38
PETROLEOS MEXICANOS
6.490
23-Jan-27
BB+
Mexico
USD
2.24
MEXICAN BONOS
8.500
31-May-29
BBB
Mexico
MXN
2.13
ECUADOR GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL BOND
0.500
31-Jul-30
B-
Ecuador
USD
2.12
LAOS GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL BOND
6.875
30-Jun-21
B-
Laos
USD
2.10
CHINA GOVERNMENT BOND
2.850
04-Jun-27
A
China
CNY
2.04
Top 10 Total (%) 23.97

Source: VanEck. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

^Composite rating is an evenly weighted blend of a bond’s Moody’s, S&P and Fitch credit ratings when there are two or more. ‘NR’ means the bond has one ‘Investment Grade’ rating. The above ratings are not a credit opinion by VanEck on any bond or the Fund or a recommendation to buy any individual security.

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Country weightings (%) as at 31-Mar-21

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • Mexico

    9.1
  • China

    7.8
  • South Africa

    6.2
  • Colombia

    5.1
  • Indonesia

    4.9
  • Chile

    4.4
  • Malaysia

    3.6
  • Philippines

    2.9
  • Nigeria

    2.7
  • Argentina

    2.5
  • Ecuador

    2.4
  • Angola

    2.3
  • Suriname

    2.2
  • Georgia

    2.1
  • Thailand

    2.1
  • Laos

    2.1
  • Czech

    2.0
  • Oman

    1.9
  • El Salvador

    1.9
  • Uae

    1.9
  • Israel

    1.8
  • Peru

    1.6
  • United States

    1.6
  • Qatar

    1.6
  • Ghana

    1.6
  • Ukraine

    1.5
  • Poland

    1.5
  • Saudi Arabia

    1.4
  • Brazil

    1.3
  • Dominican Repb.

    1.3
  • Hungary

    1.2
  • Romania

    0.8
  • Luxembourg

    0.8
  • India

    0.7
  • Netherlands

    0.7
  • United Kingdom

    0.7
  • Panama

    0.7
  • Bahrain

    0.6
  • South Korea

    0.6
  • Singapore

    0.6
  • Kazakhstan

    0.5
  • Egypt

    0.5
  • Côte D'Ivoire

    0.4
  • Uruguay

    0.3
  • Costa Rica

    0.3
  • Mongolia

    0.3
  • Kenya

    0.2
  • Guatemala

    0.2
  • Jordan

    0.2
  • Senegal

    0.2
  • Gabon

    0.1
  • Other/Cash

    4.0
  • Total

    99.9

Sector weightings (%) as at 31-Mar-21

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Government Activity

    71.7
  • Oil & Gas

    9.6
  • Banking Services

    2.8
  • Food & Tobacco

    1.5
  • Real Estate Operations

    1.4
  • Chemicals

    1.4
  • Metals & Mining

    1.4
  • Investment Banking & Investment Services

    1.3
  • Freight & Logistics Services

    0.8
  • Other/Cash

    8.1
  • Total

    100.0

Maturity (%) as at 31-Mar-21

Average Portfolio Maturity: 7.94 Years