TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) - Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (CWF.TO) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at October 31, 2012 was $5.21, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 5.5% and -4.8%, respectively. These compare with the 8.0% and 6.7% 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 October 31, 2012 was $3.30, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -7.3% and -13.6%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF''s investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:
|The top ten investments which comprised 41.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:|
|Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)||5.2%|
|HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)||5.0%|
|Apple Inc. (United States)||4.8%|
|Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)||4.4%|
|Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong)||4.3%|
|Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom)||4.1%|
|Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada)||3.7%|
|International Business Machines Corporation (United States)||3.6%|
|Deere & Company (United States)||3.4%|
|Blinkx plc (United Kingdom)||3.1%|