One basis point is defined to be 0.01 percentage points. Therefore, a change of 0.21% could also be expressed as a change by 21 "basis points."

# Basis Point

## See also

Percentage Point## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Basis Point." From
*MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/BasisPoint.html