Tokyo — Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chair offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes. The ruling, widely anticipated, raises the likelihood that the executive will remain in custody until his trial, and will put pressure on Nissan’s French partner Renault to find his successor as chair and CEO. Renault’s board is expected to meet in the coming days to decide who will succeed Ghosn, essentially removing him from the three-way alliance — which also includes Mitsubishi Motors — which has been in turmoil since his arrest. Ghosn was almost immediately ousted from the chairmanship of Nissan and Mitsubishi after his initial arrest on November 19, but remains chair and CEO of their French partner. He has been officially charged for under-reporting his salary for eight years until end-March 2018 and temporarily transferring p...

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