Multi Currency Issues

Herbert Thoma tma at
Mon Mar 10 12:51:29 CST 2003

David Hampton schrieb:
> On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 00:05, Herbert Thoma wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I recently bought some mutual funds which are denominated in USD,
> > my default currency is EUR. Get quotes retrieves prices in USD.
> The price source that you are using is reporting the price in USD.

Yes, obviously.

> > - Do I really need to have a currency account in USD to get USD currency
> >   quotes?
> Can you find a price source that reports these mutual fund values in
> EUR?

I don't think so. And I think it is a good thing (TM) to get the real price.
(USD fund, USD price)

Anyway, I will post the first part of my "two stage" price lookup patch soon.


Herbert Thoma
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