• Don’t let inflation keep you down

    The VanEck® Vectors Real Asset Allocation ETF (RAAX) is designed to provide exposure to real assets while seeking to minimize the impact of drawdowns. Real assets can potentially help investors combat rising inflation, enhance portfolio diversification, and participate in global growth.

    Focus on extracting real returns

    • Comprehensive exposure across commodities, natural resource equities, REITs, MLPs, and infrastructure
    • Seeks to be responsive to changing market environments, including the ability to allocate 100% to cash during market stress
    • Optimized allocation process providing exposure to segments with positive expected returns while managing overall portfolio risk

    Stay protected across changing conditions

    Chart of average 12-month return under varying inflation rates from 1970 through 2017

    Source: Bloomberg; FactSet; CRSP; FRED; VanEck. Data as of December 31, 2017. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Index returns are not representative of fund returns. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

    Hedge against inflation surprise

    Chart of average 12-month return in periods of positive inflation surprise from 2003 through 2017

    Source: Bloomberg; FactSet; CRSP; FRED; VanEck. Data as of December 31, 2017. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Analysis conducted for time periods between December 2002 to December 2017 based upon availability of data. “Positive Inflation Surprise” determined by months where a year-over-year percent change in inflation (as measured by CPI-U) was higher than 1-year-ahead forecasts from University of Michigan’s inflation survey. The average period length of inflationary surprise from 2003 to 2017 was approximately 8.5 months (max = 14 months, min = 4 months) with the first period occurring in May 2005 and the last occurring in December 2011.

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