Increased investor confidence in the stability of the yuan is expected to reduce outflows after a torrid 2015, a report says.
Adjusted net income rose nearly 16% to $7.50 per share, but analysts were expecting earnings of $7.97 per share.
Strong sales growth in the United States and China helped GM gain market share and report a 47% increase in profit.
Bankers say the European Central Bank's stimulus is leading to more loans but is also cutting into profitability.
The IMF's projection for economic growth this year is now only one-tenth of a percentage point above 2015's growth rate.
We no longer have the luxury of assuming that an event in another part of the world will not impact our ability to function at home.
The metals maker may cut as many as 2,000 positions to improve its cost structure.
The casino company violated the FCPA by failing to properly authorize or document $62 million of payments to a consultant in China.
The food giant also reduced its debt load and improved operating margins.
Like other oil-producing countries, the OPEC member is struggling to plug the revenue gap caused by the oil price slump.