Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

February 02, 2010 15:27 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2010) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at January 31, 2010 was $4.49, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -3.9% and 62.1%, respectively. These compare with the -2.7% and 18.6% 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 January 31, 2010 was $3.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -6.7% and 48.1%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2010 were as follows:

Canada 32.7%
Europe 21.8%
United States 19.9%
Asia 15.9%
Latin America 9.7%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2010 were as follows:

Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada) 5.3%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 4.9%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.4%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.0%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.9%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.6%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.1%
Baidu, Inc. (China) 3.0%
International Business Machines Corp. (United States) 2.8%
Top Glove Corporation BHD (Malaysia) 2.5%

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