Is low bond yield good news for debt mutual fund investors?

Is low bond yield good news for debt mutual fund investors?

The 10-year benchmark yield hit 6.33 per cent today, marking a 30-month low. Experts tell what debt mutual fund investors’ strategy should be.
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