If there's one corporate merger in the world that would not surprise anyone if announced, it would probably be the combination of Ola and Uber’s Indian business
The integration of these two ride-hailing services has been anticipated by public investors and analysts for some time – ever since Uber sold its Southeast Asian operations to Singapore-based Grab in March 2018
Uber’s withdrawal from Southeast Asia came two years after it sold its China business to homegrown ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing
Those disposals have been widely taken as a sign that the American firm wants to eventually exit Asia altogether to focus on the rest of the world
Uber also still has operations in...