Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

September 02, 2010 12:42 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2010) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF)(TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2010 was $5.33, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 14.1% and 35.3%, respectively. These compare with the -5.3% and -1.6% 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 August 31, 2010 was $3.38, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -1.5% and 25.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2010 were as follows:
 
Canada 31.2%
United States 19.7%
Europe 19.0%
Asia 18.0%
Latin America 12.1%
 
 
The top ten investments which comprised 40.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2010 were as follows:
 
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 5.6%
Baidu, Inc. (China) 4.8%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.4%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.3%
Cash (Canada) 4.3%
Biovail Corporation (Canada) 3.8%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.7%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.6%
Gold Resource Corporation (United States) 3.1%
Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada) 2.9%

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