Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

August 05, 2009 10:42 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2009) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at July 31, 2009 was $3.81, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 32.8% and -34.8%, respectively. These compare with the 3.0% and -19.0% 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, 2009 was $2.70, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 18.4% and -41.3%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2009 were as follows:



Canada 36.2%
United States 20.3%
Europe 19.2%
Asia 15.6%
Latin America 7.5%
Australia 1.2%

The top ten investments which comprised 42.3% of the investment portfolio
at market as of July 31, 2009 were as follows:

Bank Term Deposits (Canada) 7.3%
Alliance Grain Traders Income Fund (Canada) 4.6%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.5%
Baidu, Inc. (China) 4.1%
Cash (Canada) 4.0%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.9%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 3.6%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.5%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 3.5%
International Business Machines Corp. (United States) 3.3%

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