Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

January 03, 2008 16:13 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 3, 2007) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at December 31, 2007 was $7.76, resulting in a one-year NAV return of -2.3%. This compares with the -7.0% return of the benchmark Morgan Stanley All Country World Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same period.

The closing price of CWF's common shares at December 31, 2007 was $5.96, resulting in an annual market return of -7.6%.

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



North America 42.6%
Asia 24.6%
Europe (Excluding U.K.) 14.2%
United Kingdom 10.4%
Latin America 5.7%
Australia 1.5%
Africa 1.0%


The top ten investments which comprised 24.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2007 were as follows:



Apple Inc. (United States) 3.1%
Deere & Co. (United States) 2.9%
PT Bumi Resources Tbk (Indonesia) 2.7%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 2.6%
Altius Minerals Corporation (Canada) 2.3%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 2.2%
Google Inc. (United States) 2.1%
SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd. (India) 2.1%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 2.0%
FCStone Group, Inc. (United States) 2.0%


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