How to change the price retrieval source for stock quote in GnuCash

Recently, I wanted to change the stock quote source for the stocks in GnuCash. To do so, follow the steps below: To retrieve the stock quotes for National Stock Exchange or Bombay Stock Exchange in India, use Yahoo as JSON as the source.To find the stock quote and abbreviation, visit the Yahoo Finance at https://in.finance.yahoo.comContinue reading How to change the price retrieval source for stock quote in GnuCash

How to enable greyed out Get Quotes button in GnuCash for stock quotes retrieval

On fresh install of Xubuntu 20.04 LTS, it was noticed that the Get Quotes button on the Price Editor option of GnuCash was greyed out. To diagnose this, open a terminal window and enter the following commands:$ gnc-fq-check <enter> The error Can't locate Finance/Quote/Yahoo/Asia.pm in @INC is displayed. This means that the Finance::Quotes module is … Continue reading How to enable greyed out Get Quotes button in GnuCash for stock quotes retrieval

How to update Currency Quotes in GnuCash on Ubuntu

If you use GnuCash on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, then this will apply to you. Over last few months, I have not been able to get stock quotes or currency updates for stocks on the NYSE, NASDAQ, Yahoo Finance. The reason is that Yahoo Finance Finance::Quotes module does not work anymore to fetch the quotes and … Continue reading How to update Currency Quotes in GnuCash on Ubuntu

How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

After creating or editing any of the Finance::Quotes modules you need to test them. To test, open a terminal window and do the following to check if the module gives any errors$ cd /usr/share/perl5/Finance/Quote <enter>$ sudo cp ~/MumbaiStock.pm . <enter>$ cd ~ <enter>$ gnc-fq-check <enter> If above command returns any errors, then modify the MumbaiStock.pm … Continue reading How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

How to create a new stock quote source for Gnucash using Finance::Quote

Note that I no longer use github. This post is for technical users. The objective is to share how the MumbaiStock.pm module was created. Visit this other post to know how to add the MumbaiStock.pm to Gnucash and use it. Problem: A friend of mine uses Gnucash to manage their personal finances. They configured and … Continue reading How to create a new stock quote source for Gnucash using Finance::Quote

Find India Mutual Fund 6 digit AMFI Symbol code for Gnucash

Gnucash has the capability to retrieve and update your portfolio with the Indian Mutual Funds online quotes that it can find from the AMFI website at this link http://www.amfiindia.com. AMFI publishes the NAVs of every Indian Mutual Fund scheme on it's website at this link http://www.amfiindia.com/spages/NAV0.txt. Gnucash picks the NAV prices from it. When you … Continue reading Find India Mutual Fund 6 digit AMFI Symbol code for Gnucash

Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Mutual Fund Quotes (India Mutual Funds)

If you are a user of Gnucash http://www.gnucash.org, you have options to enable it to retrieve online mutual fund quotes. Here we will see how to retrieve the Indian Mutual Fund Schemes quotes. Gnucash is an open source, cross-platform, operating system independent, personal finance manager. It works on Linux, Windows and Mac. Explained below is … Continue reading Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Mutual Fund Quotes (India Mutual Funds)

Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Stock Quotes

If you are a user of Gnucash http://www.gnucash.org, you have options to enable it to retrieve online stock quotes. It can even be set up to retrieve online mutual fund quotes for Indian Mutual funds. Gnucash is an open source, cross-platform, operating system independent, personal finance manager. It works on Linux, Windows and Mac. Explained … Continue reading Set up Gnucash to fetch or retrieve Online Stock Quotes

Install Gnucash on Windows (Personal Finance Manager) software

Download the latest version of Gnucash for Windows from here http://www.gnucash.org and install it on your computer. To work with Stock Quotes, you need ActivePerl. Download the latest 32 bit (x86) version of ActivePerl for Windows from http://www.activestate.com/activeperl and install it on your computer. Now install Finance Quotes by clicking on the Windows Start button, … Continue reading Install Gnucash on Windows (Personal Finance Manager) software

Gnucash not able to retrieve currency quotes

Of February 2012, gnucash stopped returning currency conversions. If you get the error that says "Unable to retrieve quotes" for any currency, you have to make changes to the Quote.pm file on your computer. This is due to changes made by Yahoo, which have broken Finance::Quotes currency retrieval. Follow the instructions below to fix your … Continue reading Gnucash not able to retrieve currency quotes