Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

February 02, 2012 14:02 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2012) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at January 31, 2012 was $5.36, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 8.5% and -11.1%, respectively. These compare with the 4.5% and -5.4% 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 January 31, 2012 was $3.51, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -1.4% and -15.0%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2012 were as follows:

Canada 36.8%
United States 23.6%
Asia 16.5%
Europe 14.6%
Latin America 7.0%
Australia 1.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 42.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2012 were as follows:

Cash (Canada) 10.0%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.6%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.0%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.6%
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.6%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.5%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.5%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.4%
Gold Resource Corporation (United States) 3.2%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.1%

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