|By Marketwired .||
|September 5, 2013 04:43 PM EDT||
TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/05/13 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2013 was $5.76, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 8.1% and 19.3%, respectively. These compare with the 13.6% and 20.9% 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 August 31, 2013 was $3.50, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of 1.4% and 6.1%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2013 were as follows:
United States 27.7% Canada 26.9% Europe 22.7% Asia 15.9% Latin America 5.4% Australia 1.4%
The top ten investments which comprised 40.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2013 were as follows:
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 6.0% Blinkx plc (United Kingdom) 5.8% Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 5.5% Apple Inc. (United States) 3.7% HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 3.7% Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.3% Redknee Solutions Inc. (Canada) 3.2% International Business Machines Corporation (United States) 3.2% Deere & Company (United States) 3.2% Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.0%