TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/04/13 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX: CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at June 30, 2013 was $5.51, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 3.4% and 13.1%, respectively. These compare with the 10.7% and 17.6% 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 June 30, 2013 was $3.47, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 0.6% and 8.4%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2013 were as follows:
United States 30.1%Canada 25.0%Europe 19.8%Asia 17.7%Latin America 5.9%Australia 1.5%
The top ten investments which comprised 40.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2013 were as follows:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 5.0%Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 5.0%HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.8%Cash (Canada) 4.6%Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 4.4%Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 4.3%International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.5%Deere & Company (United States) 3.2%Apple Inc. (United States) 3.2%Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 2.9%
Canadian World Fund Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
(416) 366-2729 (FAX)