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Finances support multiple currencies in one transaction. By default a journal has one currency. When you create a new transaction you can choose the currency for a posting. For example you withdraw $100 from your bank account and get €95 in cash.

12017-01-15 Withdrawal
2    Assets:Bank   -$100
3    Assets:Cash     €95

The transaction implies that the exchange rate USD to EUR is 0.95. Finances doesn’t do any exchange rate calculations for you.

Account Currency

Every account can have a currency assigned to it, which is then used for all postings on this account. Here is an example where this features comes in handy.


Finances supports the following cryptocurrencies.

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