TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2012) - The following corrects and replaces the press release issued at 11:05 ET on October 3, 2012 which reported incorrect year-to-date and 12-month net asset value returns for Canadian World Fund Limited.
Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at September 30, 2012 was $5.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 5.3% and 1.4%, respectively. These compare with the 7.1% and 11.9% 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 September 30, 2012 was $3.27, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -8.1% and -7.1%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:
The top ten investments which comprised 40.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:
|Apple Inc. (United States)||5.3%|
|HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)||4.9%|
|Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)||4.7%|
|Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)||4.3%|
|Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong)||4.1%|
|Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom)||4.1%|
|International Business Machines Corporation (United States)||3.8%|
|Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada)||3.6%|
|Deere & Company (United States)||3.3%|
|Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico)||2.7%|