Basis points refer to one category of percentage change in a financial instrument.

Synonym: BPS, bips, permyriad


A basis point is 1/100 (0.01) of a percent (or 0.0001). This may be referred to as one ten thousandth.


1 percent equals 100 basis points


1 mille equals 10 basis points.

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