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George Galloway suspends councillors who urged him to step down as MP
Two of the five Respect councillors, who told George Galloway to step down as MP if he wanted to run for London mayor, have been suspended. Galloway accused all five councillors of five of “conspiring to seize executive power”.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s tweet adds $17bn to Apple in less than two hours
After Carl Icahn told his 40,000 followers: “We have a large position in Apple”, Apple’s share price rocketed increasing its valuation from $472bn to $489bn.
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Markel takes up extra floor in Walkie Talkie
Market has increased its space by nearly 50% to 75,000 square feet across floors 25 to 27. The City skyscraper is now 56% let and tenants include RSA, Ascott Underwriting, and Liberty Mutual.
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Canadian investment honcho Prem Watsa to bid for BlackBerry
Known as Canada’s Warren Buffett, Watsa quit resigned from BlackBerry’s board on Monday and is now known to be a leading bidder for the beleaguered company. Watsa is also the boss of Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings.