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Two new exchange traded funds issued by VanEck Vectors have been tradable on Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Thursday.

Name: VanEck Vectors Preferred US Equity UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity index ETF
ISIN: IE00BDFBTR85
Ongoing charges p.a.: 0.41 percent
Distribution policy: accumulating
Replication type: physical
Reference index: Wells Fargo Hybrid and Preferred Securities Aggregate Index

The VanEck Vectors Preferred US Equity UCITS ETF tracks the performance of the “Wells Fargo Hybrid and Preferred Securities Aggregate Index”. The index comprises US dollar-denominated preferred securities issued by companies in the USA. The securities are US preferred shares that offer their investors dividends historically higher and more stable than on ordinary shares. US preferred shares are similar to bonds in that they offer a very large fixed-dividend component. As of October 2017, the index is composed of 131 exchange-listed US securities focusing on financials, utilities and telecommunications. The securities must have an investment grade rating at the time of issue.

Name: VanEck Vectors Natural Resources UCITS ETF
Asset class: equity index ETF
ISIN: IE00BDFBTK17
Ongoing charges p.a.: 0.5 percent
Replication type: physical
Distribution policy: accumulating
Reference index: VanEck Natural Resources Index

The VanEck Vectors Natural Resources UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of global stock corporations that generate over 50 percent of their earnings from the production and sale of commodities and commodity-based products and services in certain sectors. These sectors include agriculture, alternative commodities (water and renewable energy), base and industrial metals, energy, forestry and precious metals.

Source: ETFWorld

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