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Basis Point

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A Basis Point is one one hundredth of one percentage point. Used in measuring interest rates and yield of various investments. Example: if someone says "The interest rate for home mortgages has just gone down 50 basis points." That means that those rates have gone down 1/2 a percentage point.

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