How to calculate foreign currency exchange rate
Foreign currency exchange is the buying or selling of one country’s currency for another. A bank or dealer who conducts foreign currency transactions for customers typically quotes currency prices to four decimal places, the last of which is called a basis point, or pip. For example, it may cost $1.4023 to purchase one euro. Currency can be converted using an online currency exchange, or it can be performed manually.To use either method, you must first look up the exchange rate using an online exchange rate calculator The foreign currency rate typically includes Wells Fargo’s sell or buy rate for that particular foreign currency, and/or a charge in order to compensate Wells Fargo for any number of considerations, such as risks taken, costs incurred and services rendered (i.e., “mark-up”), including the amount of revenue Wells Fargo expects to earn as a profit.