Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

November 03, 2009 12:15 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2009) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) (CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2009 was $4.19, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 46.0% and 26.6%, respectively. These compare with the 9.2% and 6.0% 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 October 31, 2009 was $3.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 31.6% and 18.6%, respectively.

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

Canada29.2%
Europe22.8%
United States20.9%
Asia15.9%
Latin America10.2%
Australia1.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2009 were as follows:

Apple Inc. (United States)4.7%
Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada)4.6%
Baidu, Inc. (China)4.0%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)4.0%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)3.9%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)3.5%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada)3.5%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom)3.3%
International Business Machines Corp. (United States)3.0%
Petrohawk Energy Corporation (United States)2.5%

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