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Indonesia's Go-Jek buys fintech startups to boost payments

Ride-hailing app operator to open e-wallet for third-parties

A woman rides on the back of a motorbike, part of the Go-Jek ride-hailing service, on a busy street in central Jakarta.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek is bolstering its digital payment service by buying three local financial technology startups, as the country's most valuable startup looks to extend its lead against rivals Uber and Grab.

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