Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

November 02, 2007 11:59 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2007 was $7.74, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -2.5% and 7.6%, respectively. This compares with the -5.2% and 3.2% returns of the benchmark Morgan Stanley All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same periods.

The closing price of CWF's common shares at October 31 was $6.25, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -3.1% and 20.0%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2007 were as follows:



North America 47.7%
Asia 17.5%
Europe (Excluding U.K.) 14.4%
United Kingdom 12.3%
Latin America 7.0%
Africa 1.1%


The top ten investments which comprised 23.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2007 were as follows:



Cash 3.0%
Apple Inc. (United States) 2.8%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 2.4%
Deere & Co. (United States) 2.3%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 2.3%
Altius Minerals Corporation (Canada) 2.2%
PT Bumi Resources Tbk (Indonesia) 2.1%
Autonomy Corporation plc (U.K.) 2.1%
Google Inc. (United States) 2.1%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 2.1%


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