Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited

Thursday, July 6, 2017
 
NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY MARKETWIRED
FOR: CANADIAN WORLD FUND LIMITED
TSX SYMBOL: CWF
 
Canadian World Fund: Investment Update - Unaudited
 
TORONTO, CANADA – Canadian World Fund Limited (CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at June 30, 2017 was $8.49, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 9.4% and 17.6%, respectively.  These compare with the 6.7% and 16.3% 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, 2017 was $5.25, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns of 13.1% and 16.7%, respectively.
 
The geographic sector weightings of CWF’s investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2017 were as follows:

United States

34.9%

Europe

28.9%

Asia

21.9%

Canada

9.2%

South America

3.1%

Central America & Caribbean

2.4%

The top ten investments which comprised 37.2% of the investment portfolio at market as of June 30, 2017 were as follows:

Cash (Canada)

6.3%

HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)

5.2%

AmRest Holdings N.V. (Poland)

4.3%

Apple Inc. (United States)

3.6%

Bank of America Corporation (United States)

3.5%

Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)

3.1%

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)

3.0%

The Middleby Corporation (United States)

2.8%

London Stock Exchange Group plc (United Kingdom)

2.7%

YES BANK Limited (India)

2.7%

 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Canadian World Fund Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
Phone: (416) 366-2931
Fax: (416) 366-2729