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Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/12 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) (TSX:CWF) 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:


    United States                                           28.6
    Canada                                                  27.0
    Asia                                                    19.0
    Europe                                                  15.6
    Latin America                                            8.3
    Australia                                                1.5
                                                                            
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%

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