The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has advised the investors not to rely on any information from an 'unauthorised' source like social media.
"Investors should not rely on any information from any unauthorised sources such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber, Linkedin etc," the premier bourse said in a posting on its website on Monday.
"The DSE does not publish market data through any social media pages," it added.
It said that if anyone spreads information based on rumor, using patent of DSE, the person will be held liable under the Copyright Act, 2000.
"… and it shall be treated as punishable offence under Section-17 of the Securities and Exchange Ordinance, 1969," said the DSE disclosure.