Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

August 06, 2013 16:07 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2013) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at July 31, 2013 was $5.59, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 4.9% and 17.9%, respectively. These compare with the 13.4% and 21.1% 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 July 31, 2013 was $3.50, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 1.4% and 10.1%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2013 were as follows:

United States 31.9 %
Canada 22.1 %
Europe 21.9 %
Asia 16.7 %
Latin America 5.6 %
Australia 1.8 %

The top ten investments which comprised 39.7% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2013 were as follows:

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 5.2 %
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 5.2 %
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 5.1 %
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.2 %
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.8 %
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.5 %
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.5 %
Deere & Company (United States) 3.2 %
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.1 %
Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico) 2.9 %

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