Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

April 06, 2015 15:43 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - April 6, 2015) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at March 31, 2015 was $7.43, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 10.6% and 9.6%, respectively. These compare with the 11.3% and 18.6% 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 March 31, 2015 was $4.90, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 21.0% and 14.0%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2015 were as follows:

United States 35.7%
Europe 23.1%
Asia 19.1%
Canada 15.9%
Latin America 5.3%
Australia 0.9%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.4% of the investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2015 were as follows:

HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 5.3%
Apple Inc. (United States) 4.9%
The Middleby Corporation (United States) 4.3%
Cash (Canada) 3.6%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.1%
Deere & Company (United States) 3.1%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 2.6%
Bank of America Corporation (United States) 2.5%
YES BANK Limited (India) 2.5%
Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. (United States) 2.5%

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