Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

March 03, 2011 10:26 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at February 28, 2011 was $5.99, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -0.8% and 28.0%, respectively. These compare with the 2.1% and 10.2% 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 February 28, 2011 was $4.15, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 0.2% and 23.1%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2011 were as follows:

Canada 28.9%
United States 24.2%
Asia 18.8%
Europe 17.4%
Latin America 9.2%
Australia 1.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 38.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2011 were as follows:

Baidu, Inc. (China) 6.0%
Apple Inc. (United States) 5.1%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 4.5%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 3.7%
Gold Resource Corporation (United States) 3.4%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.3%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.1%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.1%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.1%
Kaminak Gold Corporation (Canada) 2.8%

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