Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

October 03, 2012 11:05 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2012) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2012 was $5.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 6.7% and 2.8%, respectively. These compare with the 7.1% and 11.9% 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, 2012 was $3.27, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -7.2% and -6.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:

United States 29.1
Canada 27.4
Asia 19.0
Europe 14.9
Latin America 7.9
Australia 1.7

The top ten investments which comprised 40.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:

Apple Inc. (United States) 5.3%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.9%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil) 4.7%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 4.3%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 4.1%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 4.1%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.8%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 3.6%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.3%
Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico) 2.7%

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