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    VanEck International Investors Gold Fund: Class I Shares Best Fund out of 16, 18, and 18 eligible investment companies for the 10-year periods ending 2018, 2017, and 2016, respectively, based on consistent annualized total returns.  

    VanEck Global Hard Assets Fund: Class I Shares Best Fund out of 17 eligible investment companies for the 10-year period ending 2016.  

    The Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award. The awards are based on the specified share class. Other share classes may have different performance characteristics and fees. The Lipper Fund Awards takes place in 23 regions in Asia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and the Americas. For more information, see www.lipperfundawards.com. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper.  

    VanEck Funds:

    You can lose money by investing in the Funds. Any investment in the VanEck Funds should be part of an overall investment program, not a complete program.

    VanEck Funds are subject to various risks, including those unique to foreign investing, non-diversification, industry concentration, emerging markets securities, small-cap companies, and debt securities. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus of each Fund for information on these and other risks.

    VanEck Vectors ETFs:

    The principal risks of investing in VanEck Vectors ETFs include sector, market, economic, political, foreign currency, world event, index tracking and non-diversification risks, as well as fluctuations in net asset value and the risks associated with investing in less developed capital markets. The Funds may loan their securities, which may subject them to additional credit and counterparty risk. ETFs that invest in high-yield securities are subject to subject to risks associated with investing in high-yield securities; which include a greater risk of loss of income and principal than funds holding higher-rated securities; concentration risk; credit risk; hedging risk; interest rate risk; and short sale risk. ETFs that invest in companies with small capitalizations are subject to elevated risks, which include, among others, greater volatility, lower trading volume and less liquidity than larger companies. Please see the prospectus of each Fund for more complete information regarding each Fund's specific risks.
     

    Investing involves substantial risk and high volatility, including possible loss of principal. Bonds and bond funds will decrease in value as interest rates rise. VanEck Funds and VanEck Vectors ETFs are subject to risks unique to foreign investing, including currency fluctuation, different financial and regulatory standards, and political instability. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before investing. regulatory standards, and political instability. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contain this and other information, call 800.826.2333 or visit vaneck.com. Please read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing.