The above video walks you through how to perform currency conversion in Power BI. This trick is special for two reasons.

  1. The solution is refreshable so you can always grab the latest exchange rates (nothing is hardcoded).
  2. The different currencies show with their proper formatting! For example, USD show as $ while British Pounds show as £.

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