What is 50 Basis Points as a Percentage?

50 basis points equals 0.5%

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Convert 50 Basis Points to a Percentage
A basis point is often used with loans and other financial topics. 1 basis point is equal to 1 hundredth of a percent. 1% is equal to 100 basis points.

To convert 50 basis points to a percentage, use the following formula: 50 / 100 = 0.5%.
Real World Example
Let's say that interest rates are currently 0.5%. However, they are set to increase by 25 basis points. The new interest rate will be 0.75%.