Canadian General Investments, Limited
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Canadian General Investments, Limited

December 02, 2010 10:09 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2010) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at November 30, 2010 was $23.71, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 24.2% and 31.1%, respectively. These compare with the 13.0% and 16.3% returns of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same periods.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at November 30, 2010 was $18.31, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 17.0% and 29.4%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2010 were as follows:

Materials 29.8%
Energy 27.7%
Financials 15.1%
Consumer Discretionary 9.9%
Information Technology 5.5%
Industrials 5.4%
Utilities 2.4%
Telecommunication Services 2.0%
Consumer Staples 1.4%
Transportation & Environment 0.6%
Health Care 0.4%

The top ten investments which comprised 30.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2010 were as follows:

BMTC Group Inc. 4.3%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corp. 4.1%
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. 3.9%
Western Coal Corp. 2.9%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Brookfield Office Properties Canada 2.8%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 2.4%
Enbridge Inc. 2.4%
IMAX Corporation 2.4%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.3%

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