Dresdner Kleinwort Benson To Struggle On As Rumours Fly


FRANKFURT--The outlook for Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and its trading operations continues to look unclear as the investment arm of Dresdner Bank braces itself for a tricky couple of weeks.

Most of the damage that continues to be inflicted on DrKB is through wave after wave of rumours--most of them clearly unfounded--over the eventual fate of the bank.

The principal rumour circulating the London markets last week was that Dresdner was planning an eventual spin-off of DrKB, possibly sometime in