Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

September 06, 2012 11:42 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2012) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2012 was $4.83, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -2.2% and -17.4%, respectively. These compare with the 4.3% and 4.5% 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, 2012 was $3.30, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -7.3% and -13.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2012 were as follows:

United States 29.8%
Canada 27.5%
Asia 17.8%
Europe 14.9%
Latin America 8.1%
Australia 1.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 40.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2012 were as follows:

Apple Inc. (United States) 5.7%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 5.0%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.8%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 4.1%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.9%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.9%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 3.7%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.6%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.2%
Cash (Canada) 2.7%

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