Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

October 05, 2009 10:26 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2009) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF)(CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2009 was $4.22, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 47.0% and 1.9%, respectively. These compare with the 10.5% and -1.4% returns of the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same periods.

The closing price for CWF's common shares at September 30, 2009 was $2.99, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 31.1% and -3.5%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2009 were as follows:



Canada 26.9%
United States 23.3%
Europe 22.4%
Asia 16.1%
Latin America 10.1%
Australia 1.2%


The top ten investments which comprised 36.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2009 were as follows:



Apple Inc. (United States) 4.6%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.2%
Baidu, Inc. (China) 4.1%
Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada) 3.9%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 3.9%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.3%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 3.3%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.2%
International Business Machines Corp. (United States) 3.0%
Biovail Corporation (Canada) 2.7%


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