Introduction to DAX Financial Functions – Part 1


In this article, I will introduce the DAX financial functions. These 50-plus functions debuted around the time of the July 2020 release of Power BI Desktop. DAX financial functions are largely derived from those found in Excel, and so will seem familiar to many of you. A large number of this sizable number of functions are most useful in relatively specialized scenarios. I’ll be focusing, within this multi-part series, upon the more popular functions – popular because they concentrate upon lending, borrowing, and monitoring money, the lifeblood of virtually all business ventures.

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