AP Top Financial News at 1:03 a.m. EST

Chinese manufacturing index at weakest since 2012

Asian stocks uneven as China data, Japan policy weighed

Banks reach $154.3 million settlement on “dark pool” fraud

China company accused of fleecing investors of $7.6 billion

Insider Q&A: Choice Hotels Steve Joyce sees monster summer

Drone schools spread in China to field pilots for new sector

Paying the bank interest to hold your deposits? What gives?

US economy is expected to strengthen after weak 4th quarter

Greece, creditors start new round of bailout talks Monday

Japan introduces negative interest rate to boost economy