Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn arrested over allegations of ‘significant’ financial misconduct

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry’s most high-profile executives, has been arrested in Japan after an internal investigation revealed “significant acts of misconduct” over many years by him and another top executive.

The stunning announcement ripped through a powerful global alliance, slamming the stocks of Nissan (NSANY) and Renault (RNSDF), where Ghosn also serves as chairman.

Together with Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors (