Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

October 05, 2011 17:14 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2011) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2011 was $5.13, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -15.1% and -10.3%, respectively. These compare with the -11.3% and -7.2% 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 September 30, 2011 was $3.52, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -15.0% and -2.5%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2011 were as follows:

Canada 32.9%
United States 23.1%
Europe 20.1%
Asia 16.6%
Latin America 6.0%
Australia 1.3%

The top ten investments which comprised 38.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2011 were as follows:

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 4.6%
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 4.5%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.3%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.1%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.1%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.4%
Autonomy Corporation plc (United Kingdom) 3.4%
Cash (United States) 3.3%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.2%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.2%

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