Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

October 05, 2010 16:27 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2010) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2010 was $5.72, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 22.5% and 35.5%, respectively. These compare with the 0.3% and 2.0% 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 September 30, 2010 was $3.61, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 5.2% and 20.7%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2010 were as follows:

Canada 27.8%
Asia 21.1%
United States 21.0%
Europe 18.2%
Latin America 11.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 40.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2010 were as follows:

Baidu, Inc. (China) 5.6%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 5.4%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.6%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.5%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.9%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.8%
Gold Resource Corporation (United States) 3.5%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.2%
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 2.9%
Alliance Grain Traders, Inc. (Canada) 2.9%

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