Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

August 05, 2008 12:48 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2008) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at July 31, 2008 was $5.90, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -24.3% and -22.6%, respectively. These compare with the -11.0% and -15.4% 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 July 31, 2008 was $4.60, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -22.8% and -26.4%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2008 were as follows:



Canada 27.9%
Europe 26.4%
Asia 18.0%
United States 16.6%
Latin America 9.0%
Australia 1.1%
Africa 1.0%


The top ten investments which comprised 31.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2008 were as follows:



Cash 7.3%
Autonomy Corporation plc (U.K.) 3.3%
Central European Distribution Corporation (Poland) 2.9%
PT Bumi Resources Tbk (Indonesia) 2.9%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 2.8%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 2.7%
Petrofac Limited (U.K.) 2.7%
Apple Inc. (United States) 2.4%
Deere & Company (United States) 2.3%
Baidu.com, Inc. (China) 2.3%


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