Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

April 06, 2006 11:05 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at March 31, 2006 was $6.74, resulting in a year-to-date NAV return of 17.2%. This compares with the 6.6% return of the benchmark Morgan Stanley All-Country World Free Index, in Canadian dollar terms, for the same period.

The closing price of CWF's common shares at March 31 was $5.10, resulting in a 12 month market return of 20.0%. The benchmark posted 13.4% for the same period.



The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at
market as of March 31, 2006 were as follows:

North America 35.2%
Asia 22.6%
United Kingdom 21.0%
Europe (excluding U.K.) 9.4%
Latin America 8.3%
Other 3.5%

The top ten investments which comprised 26.2% of the investment
portfolio at market as of March 31, 2006 were as follows:

March Networks Corporation (Canada) 3.7%
Google Inc. (United States) 2.9%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 2.7%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 2.6%
U.S. Gold Corporation (United States) 2.5%
Grupo Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) 2.4%
Daniel Stewart Securities plc (United Kingdom) 2.4%
Grupo Financiero Banorte S.A. de C.V. (Mexico) 2.4%
Pan-Ocean Energy Corporation Limited (Canada) 2.3%
Engel East Europe N.V. (Netherlands) 2.3%



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