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Canadian World Fund: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 -- Canadian World Fund Limited (TSX:CWF) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at November 30, 2012 was $5.17, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns of 4.7% and -0.6%, respectively. These compare with the 8.5% and 7.8% 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 November 30, 2012 was $3.29, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns of -7.6% and -13.2%, respectively.

The geographic sector weightings of CWF's investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2012 were as follows:


United States                                                          27.8%
Canada                                                                 27.4%
Asia                                                                   19.5%
Europe                                                                 15.7%
Latin America                                                           8.3%
Australia                                                               1.3%

The top ten investments which comprised 44.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of November 30, 2012 were as follows:


HDFC Bank Ltd. (India)                                                  5.6%
Lojas Renner S.A. (Brazil)                                              5.2%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (Hong Kong)                          4.7%
Apple Inc. (United States)                                              4.7%
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (India)                                     4.7%
Cash (Canada)                                                           4.7%
Petrofac Limited (United Kingdom)                                       4.2%
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (Canada)                    3.7%
International Business Machines Corporation (United States)             3.6%
Deere & Company (United States)                                         3.4%

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