What is 505 Basis Points as a Percentage?

505 basis points equals 5.05%

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Convert 505 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 505 basis points to a percentage, use the following formula: 505 / 100 = 5.05%.
Real World Example
Let's say that interest rates are currently 5.05%. However, they are set to increase by 25 basis points. The new interest rate will be 5.3%.