Foreign dividends recorded in their local currency.

• What feature do you want to see in Sharesight?
Dividends on foreign listed stocks are only recorded in your portfolio currency. It would be extremely useful to have on option to record these in their local currency without converting.
I.e. I have a NZD portfolio, but would like my USD stocks to have their dividends remain in USD rather than automatically convert to NZD.

• Why do you want it?
Most brokers have USD/EUR accounts that they pay dividends into without converting. The fact that Sharesight automatically converts these dividends makes it much harder to reconcile.

• How is this affecting you?
I have to manually check every single dividend transaction to the broker report to ensure the FX rate and amounts are correct. The transactions also then won’t automatically reconcile when synced to Xero.

• Do you currently have a workaround solution? If yes, what is it?
Not really, very time consuming manual reconciliations.

• Can we reach out in future to ask follow up questions about this idea?
Yes, definitely.

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