Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

February 03, 2011 15:56 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2011) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at January 31, 2011 was $6.02, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -0.3% and 34.1%, respectively. These compare with the 2.3% and 10.3% 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, 2011 was $4.13, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -0.2% and 29.1%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2011 were as follows:

Canada 27.4%
United States 23.5%
Asia 20.4%
Europe 18.1%
Latin America 9.1%
Australia 1.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2011 were as follows:

Baidu, Inc. (China) 5.5%
Apple Inc. (United States) 5.0%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 4.2%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.6%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 3.5%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.5%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.3%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.1%
Gold Resource Corporation (United States) 2.9%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 2.8%

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