Canadian World Fund Limited
TSX : CWF

Canadian World Fund Limited

March 04, 2008 12:13 ET

Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at February 29, 2008 was $6.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of -10.8% and -11.4%, respectively. These compare with the -8.9% and -15.9% 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 February 29, 2008 was $5.41, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -9.2% and -17.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of February 29, 2008 were as follows:



Canada 26.7%
Europe 24.6%
Asia 24.3%
United States 15.8%
Latin America 6.5 %
Australia 1.1 %
Africa 1.0 %

The top ten investments which comprised 24.2% of the investment portfolio
at market as of February 29, 2008 were as follows:

PT Bumi Resources Tbk (Indonesia) 4.0%
Equinox Minerals Limited (Canada) 3.0%
PT Timah Tbk (Indonesia) 2.3%
Autonomy Corporation plc (U.K.) 2.3%
Petrominerales Ltd. (Canada) 2.3%
FCStone Group, Inc. (United States) 2.2%
Deere & Company (United States) 2.2%
AmRest Holdings N.V. (Netherlands) 2.1%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 1.9%
Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA (Norway) 1.9%

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