Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

November 03, 2011 10:49 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2011) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2011 was $5.47, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -9.4% and -8.5%, respectively. These compare with the -6.2% and -4.2% 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 October 31, 2011 was $3.82, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -7.7% and -3.5%, respectively.

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

Canada 39.5%
United States 19.0%
Asia 17.7%
Europe 16.5%
Latin America 6.2%
Australia 1.1%

The top ten investments which comprised 45.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2011 were as follows:

Cash (Canadian) 12.8%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 4.5%
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 4.3%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.1%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.0%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.5%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.3%
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.1%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.0%
Cash (United States) 2.9%

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