Error while downloading Currency Exchange Rates

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Angus

09 Jul, 2018 09:15 AM

Accounts in currencies other than the main currency are not showing the correct exchange rates. When I try to do a manual update in the "Quotes and Exchange Rates Settings" the error shown is: "Error while downloading Currency Exchange Rates: download.finance.yahoo.com". A quick search of the web indicated that yahoo has discontinued this URL.

Using the latest build:
2017.7.1 (1671)

  1. 1 Posted by derekkent23 on 09 Jul, 2018 10:22 AM

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    I am not support staff, just a user.

    Moneydances Quotes and Exchange Rate extension no longer users Yahoo as a source for quotes or exchange rates.
    Moneydance now uses Alpha Vantage. Under EXTENSION – MANAGE EXTENSIONS ensure you install/update the Quotes and Exchange Rates Updater to build v1018. Then open this extension select the source as Alpha Vantage and use the link to obtain a free key from Alpha Vantage. Enter the key and run the extension.

    Hope this helps

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