Stahr Treasury Software Help Standing Data - Menu EXCHANGE RATE TYPE
Every exchange rate has his own definition. The system resp. the user needs to know what kind of rate shall  be applied for a specific calculation. This menu is responsible to define all kind of different exchange rate  types. There are a number of different exchange rates possible. First, they are grouped by Balance Sheet or  Profit and Loss rate. Each of them have their own sub-definitions, such as Actual, Budget, Month End. All this  single requirements need to be considered in a professional treasury environment.  Exchange rates may be  entered manually or in a fast upload. If you like to upload currencies automatically, please contact us. In later  transactions this infomation does not need to be entered a second time. Instead, wherever appropriate, a  selection window will appear with the entries made in this menu. To get a report for the FX Rates, please refer  to menu Reports -> FX Rates.  If you have questions regarding the navigation, please click here.  Important Notice: in order to run certain transactions and reports properly, you must enter at least “Balance Sheet - Month End” rates.  Start Date and End Date are for Month End Rates one and the same date.  Fields: Ledger: The ledger defines the first group for which the rate is intended. There are two possibilities: Balance Sheet or Profit and Loss. Mandatory,  given content.  Period: Select the period for which the exchange rate is applicable. This may be Actual, Month End, Year to Date, Estimate or Budget. In the daily  business, the most common selection would be Actual. Mandatory, given content. Start Date: Please enter the start date from which (and including) the exchange rate shall be applicable. Mandatory, free date in the format of your  computer (i.e., if your computer settings are set to american date numbers, enter MM.DD.YY, otherwise DD.MM.YY).  End Date: Please enter the end date until (and including) the exchange rate shall be applicable. Mandatory, free date in the format of your computer  (i.e., if your computer settings are set to american date numbers, enter MM.DD.YY, otherwise DD.MM.YY).  Import FX Rates: As mentioned above, this treasury software has an interface to import unlimited number of fx-rates. Because every company has  his own source for fx-rates, there is no standard and this interface will be designed individually.   Import from Oanda  Nevertheless, Stahr Treasury Software (STS) has already integrated a semi-automatic interface to Oanda, the worlds most popular provider of foreign  exchange rates. If you like to use these rates, following the process of import as many rates you like from Oanda for free. Undermentioned process  takes approx. 2 minutes. Note: Oanda provide also an automatic integration of multiple currency rates with xml or permanent direct integration, but  this service is separately payable.   Process of semi-automatic import  1. Open your Internet-Browser 2. Select the link below. (If your functional currency is not EUR, just edit the ISO-Code of the first mentioned currency. Example: ...normal&exch=EUR&format..... in ...normal&exch=[your currency]&format... 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Scroll down and select as format “CSV”, click then on “Get Table” 7. After a view seconds you get all rates in this format: Select with the mouse from “Currency, Code...” all contents down to the right bottom corner and copy it with [Ctrl]+C 8. Open in path C:\Treasury Tool\Import the file “FX_Rates.xls” and delete all contents. Note: do not change any name of the sheet. 9. Select A1 and paste the copied rates, select then column A 10. Delete row 2 11. Format the text with Excel Function “Text in Columns” for paramers: Comma, Text {no} and click on finish 12. Save and close the sheet FX_Rates.xls 13. Open in the Stahr Treasury Software the menu Standing Data -> FX Rates -> New Rate Type/Automatic Import of FX Rates and enter the definition of the to be imported rates (see above). 14. Click on “Import FX Rates” and confirm the pop-up with “yes”. Note: a) it is only possible to import rates per rate-type and currency once, b) in case a warning pop-up, just disregard it and click yes, c) in case you like to remove the rates, go to menu Standing Data -> FX Rates and delete the rates you like to replace and re-enter the new rates. If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us.