P517 Teletext 517 Jan 2 00:10:00      REPORT  ——————————————————————————————  LONDON SHARE INDEX LIMPS OUT OF 1998 The City's leading share index ended the short holiday week 0.44% lower with the market closing early as it made its preparations for the euro. Earlier in the week institutional investors had boosted the index by topping up with blue chip holdings. Change on week: -26.2 FTSE-100 —————————————————————————————— 0903 5932.7 -8.8 CLOSE 5882.6 -58.9 1000 5903.7 -37.8 1200 5842.8 -98.7 ——————————————————————————————————————— Shares index 510 Company news 520 IT RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING - p631 Movers Popshares Take stock City