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, . . . → Read More: How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

MumbaiStock – A Perl module for Finance::Quote to enable stock price retrieval from the Bombay Stock Exchange

MumbaiStock v 1.0 Gnucash Finance Module has been released. This is a totally new module to parse the page at the Bombay Stock Exchange web site to retrieve the bhav copy for the last trading day. This module will fetch the last traded price from the bhavcopy for use with GnuCash.

Download the MumbaiStock.pm module . . . → Read More: MumbaiStock – A Perl module for Finance::Quote to enable stock price retrieval from the Bombay Stock Exchange

How to create and use Pre-configured reports in GnuCash

GnuCash is a very powerful personal finance management software.

It is very easy to create new pre-configured reports out of the existing set of reports provided in GnuCash. Let me explain this with a scenario.

I need to extract all the dividends I have received so far. To do that, I can simply look at . . . → Read More: How to create and use Pre-configured reports in GnuCash

How to adjust width of GnuCash Balance column heading

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, GnuCash would never display all digits of the balance column. Using the mouse to widen the column yielded no results. It was a struggle to find out how to adjust the width of the GnuCash Balance column within the Accounts.

Finally, found by accident that just a Double . . . → Read More: How to adjust width of GnuCash Balance column heading

Gnucash not able to retrieve stock quotes from Yahoo Finance USA fix to USA.pm

If you use Gnucash with stock quotes, you would have found that since early February 2014, it is not able to fetch the stock quotes of companies such as AMZN, IBM, MSFT from the NYSE. Yahoo Finance is the source for Gnucash to retrieve these quotes from the NYSE. Yahoo Finance has made a change . . . → Read More: Gnucash not able to retrieve stock quotes from Yahoo Finance USA fix to USA.pm

MumbaiStock v 1.4 Gnucash Finance Module enhancement released

MumbaiStock v 1.4 Gnucash Finance Module has been released. This fixes a date calculation bug.

MumbaiStock Gnucash Finance Module (https://github.com/geetuvaswani/MumbaiStock) had a bug… that it could not calculate the previous date correctly at end of any month. The arithmetic was wrong and it was expected that the programmer would build the code to perform date . . . → Read More: MumbaiStock v 1.4 Gnucash Finance Module enhancement released

Use Gnucash to retrieve stock quotes from Bombay Stock India using MumbaiStock.pm

Gnucash retrieves Stock Quotes from Yahoo Finance for Indian stocks. Of late, Yahoo Asia Finance stock quote source does not work correctly. To overcome the issue, I added a new Finance::Quote module MumbaiStock.pm to help retrieve stock prices from the MUMBAISTOCK source. This is based on IndiaMutual.pm where mutual fund NAVs are retrieved from the . . . → Read More: Use Gnucash to retrieve stock quotes from Bombay Stock India using MumbaiStock.pm

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

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 used Gnucash to retrieve online price quotes . . . → Read More: How to create a new stock quote source for Gnucash using Finance::Quote

Gnucash not able to retrieve India Mutual Fund NAVs due to change in amfiindia URL

GnuCash Finance Quotes module has not been able to retrieve mutual fund quotes from the http://amfiindia.com website since past 2 weeks. The reason is that they have changed the URL http://amfiindia.com to http://portal.amfiindia.com. Follow the instructions below to fix the issue with a simple change to the URL in IndiaMutual.pm file.

In a terminal window, . . . → Read More: Gnucash not able to retrieve India Mutual Fund NAVs due to change in amfiindia URL

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