Configuring Stocks traded in Euro ?
Wed, 07 Aug 2002 14:07:45 +0100
I have also got to this point thanks. Is it possible to roll this up into
pounds given an exchange rate or is that bad accounting practice?
> From: Christian P=F6llmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2002 07:52:29 +0200
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Configuring Stocks traded in Euro ?
> thank you an awful lot - it works!
> Am Sonntag, 4. August 2002 23:38 schrieb Klaus Dahlke:
>> On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 08:27, Christian P=F6llmann wrote:
>>> does anyone of you know how to configure stocks which are traded in Euro
>>> (preferrable in Frankfurt Stock Exchange).
>>> The details I'm uncertain about are:
>>> - Stock Editor:
>>> - How do I find out the correct symbol ?
>>> - What is the correct Type for Frankfurt Stock Exchange ?
>>> - Account properties:
>>> - Which Stock Quotes Source has quotes of Frankfurt Stock Exchange?
>>> In general:
>>> How does Gnucash identify the stock?
>>> I assume the (possibly ambigous) symbol of the stock editor is used
>>> (whereas the CUSIP was a unique code).
>>> Thanks for any help,
>>> Christian P=F6llmann
>>> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> I get quotes by:
>> 1) define commodity, e.g. BASF shares:
>> Fullname: BASF
>> CUSIP: no entry necessary
>> fraction: 1/1
>> 2) Define Account:
>> Type: stock
>> Account Name: BASF
>> Description: good old economy
>> Currency: EUR
>> Security: select 515100.DE
>> mark 'get online quotes'
>> source: Yahoo Europe
>> time: local time
>> 3) Price editor
>> you might first select the type of quote you want to get:
>> goto Price Editor
>> select commodity (i.e. 515100.DE)
>> choose the appropriate type of quote
>> and then press get quptes.
>> It took me also a while to figure that out.
> Christian P=F6llmann
> Email: email@example.com
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