multi-currency issue

Bengt Thuree bengt at
Mon Mar 20 21:38:34 EST 2006

On Ti, 2006-03-21, 11:03, Wouter van Marle skrev:
> On Sun, 2006-03-19 at 14:33 -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
gzilla for this?
> Example: every line is account name (account type, account currency).
> -- Assets (asset, HKD)
>      -- AIA mutual funds (asset, HKD)
>          -- EUR funds (asset, EUR)
>              -- Fund 1 (mutual fund, fund price is in EUR)
>      -- Checking account (bank, HKD)
> EUR fund: price EUR20, EUR1=$10
> Bank account: current balance $20000
Take a look at
It looks very much like my problem, but I could not get anything to work.

> The workaround:
> 1) make transaction from bank account to "EUR funds" asset account,
> converting HKD units to EUR units.
> 2) make transaction from "EUR funds" asset account to the the Fund 1
> mutual fund account, converting EUR units to "Fund 1" units.
> Now it works fine: change the EUR exchange rate, my asset value changes.
> Change the fund price (in EUR), the asset value changes with it.

I could not get the Exchange popup window to show up in my case.


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