Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

October 03, 2013 15:57 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2013) - Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2013 was $5.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 11.6% and 14.4%, respectively. These compare with the 16.3% and 20.5% 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 September 30, 2013 was $3.69, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 7.0% and 12.8%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2013 were as follows:

United States 30.6%
Canada 23.9%
Europe 23.2%
Asia 15.5%
Latin America 5.4%
Australia 1.4%

The top ten investments which comprised 40.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2013 were as follows:

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 5.5%
Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 5.3%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 5.1%
Cash (Canada) 3.9%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.7%
Redknee Solutions Inc. (Canada) 3.7%
Apple Inc. (United States) 3.4%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.3%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.2%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.1%

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