Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

March 03, 2010 09:07 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at February 28, 2010 was $4.68, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 0.2% and 75.9%, respectively. These compare with the -2.8% and 28.1% 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 February 28, 2010 was $3.37, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -1.7% and 61.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2010 were as follows:

Canada 34.8%
United States 19.9%
Europe 18.0%
Asia 15.8%
Latin America 11.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2010 were as follows:

Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 4.8%
Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada) 4.7%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.5%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.3%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.8%
Baidu, Inc. (China) 3.6%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.4%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 2.9%
International Business Machines Corp. (United States) 2.8%
Deere & Company (United States) 2.7%

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