Currency exchange rate update from Yahoo not working anymore

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4 months 4 weeks ago #306007

Hi,

When selecting Yahoo as source for exchange rate updates, an error is thrown:

Error
Could not retrieve the Yahoo Financial feed


It appears that as of January 3rd, 2019, Yahoo has retired query.yahooapis.com and the relevant service.
See e.g. here: www.valuewalk.com/2019/01/yahoo-retires-yql-services/

Since the ECB update affects only a fraction of the available currencies, it would sure be nice to continue offering an alternative in the plugin.

Many thanks in advance for looking into this!

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4 months 4 weeks ago #306017

Hi,

Thank you for your feedback. We'll remove the Yahoo finance choice from the plugin and add support for an alternative.

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