|By Marketwired .||
|April 3, 2014 03:35 PM EDT||
TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at March 31, 2014 was $6.78, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 3.0% and 23.5%, respectively. These compare with the 4.5% and 24.2% 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 March 31, 2014 was $4.30, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 2.1% and 21.1%, respectively.
The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2014 were as follows:
United States 30.2% Europe 24.8% Canada 19.2% Asia 18.3% Latin America 6.3% Australia 1.2% The top ten investments which comprised 37.9% of the investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2014 were as follows: HDFC Bank Ltd. (India) 4.6% Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong) 4.4% Cash (Canada) 4.2% Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada) 4.1% Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India) 3.7% Apple Inc. (United States) 3.6% The Middleby Corporation (United States) 3.6% Redknee Solutions Inc. (Canada) 3.4% Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom) 3.2% Deere & Company (United States) 3.1%