Midweek Roundup: Nations Ready Sanctions Against Russia, Citi Sources Cite Resistance from Banamex, and More

On the same day the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee approved a bill that could blacklist corrupt Russian officials More, EU member-states agreed to the wording of its own sanctions package targeting Russia, Reuters said. The expected sanctions, which would mandate asset freezes, would be timed with similar measures expected from the United States, Switzerland, Turkey, Japan and Canada. More Swiss authorities froze the assets of nine associates of Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovich, reported Monday. The country has frozen the assets of 20 individuals connected to Yanukovich to date. More Cypriot officials suspect that one or two of...