Local shares ended the shortened week on a mixed note amid concerns over United States-China tensions and optimism about the lifting of Covid-19 lockdowns. The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) opened softer yesterday but edged higher through the day to close at 2,510.75, down just 4.49 points or 0.18 per cent. Turnover was high, with three billion shares worth $4.16 billion traded. Gainers trumped losers 265 to 183. Property was very much the theme among index components, with real estate investment trusts and developers accounting for seven of the eight best performers. The gainers were led by Mapletree Logistics Trust, up 6.77 per cent, CapitaLand Commercial Trust, which added 5.42 per cent, and CapitaLand Mall Trust, ahead by 5.18 per cent. The STI's three biggest losers were Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), down 12.33 per cent, Sembcorp Industries, which fell 9.93 per cent, and Sats, down 5.67 per cent. It was reported earlier this month that Mapletree Logistics Trust w..