The banking group is providing the funding as part of a collaboration deal that will involve it building a financial services app with Grab.

Financial services group Mitsubishi UFJ is investing up to ¥80bn ($714m) in Grab, the Singapore-based ride hailing and financial technology platform already backed by a host of corporates, Nikkei reported yesterday. Formerly known as GrabTaxi, Grab operates an on-demand ride service spanning more than 500 towns and cities across Southeast Asia. It has diversified into…

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