Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

September 02, 2011 11:39 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2011) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2011 was $5.85, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -3.1% and 9.8%, respectively. These compare with the -7.6% and 2.4% 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, 2011 was $3.80, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -8.2% and 12.4%, respectively.

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

Canada 30.5%
United States 21.8%
Asia 20.9%
Europe 17.9%
Latin America 7.6%
Australia 1.3%

The top ten investments which comprised 39.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2011 were as follows:

Baidu, Inc. (China) 6.1%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 4.7%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.6%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.9%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.7%
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.6%
Kaminak Gold Corporation (Canada) 3.4%
Cash (Canada) 3.2%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.1%
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 3.0%

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