What is 8.5% in Basis Points?

8.5% equals 850 basis points

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Convert 8.5% to Basis Points
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 8.5% to basis points, use the following formula: 8.5 x 100 = 850 basis points.
Real World Example
Let's say that interest rates are currently 8.5%. However, they are set to increase by 25 basis points. The new interest rate will be 8.75%.