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Annoying £ to $ manual conversion when purchasing US shares.


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My balance is in £ yet when i am setting up an order to purchase US shares i have to work out what the conversion rate is in USD. Its a pain in the **** as i have to then do a manual calculation from £ to $.

For example Hargreaves and Lansdown will calculate the USD equivelant in the background. So if I'm purchasing US shares and i want to spend £3000 i simply just type out £3000.

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Hi Superpositron,

 

We really appreciate the feedback, especially in light of creating our New Web Trading Platform. It would be a useful tool to be able to specify a GBP amount and have an indicative conversion to USD for US stocks.

 

It would be interesting to see what everyone else thinks and whether they have any similar feedback!

 

Thanks,

 

MichaelC 

 

 

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