G-20, U.S. Jobs, Australia Election: Week Ahead Sept. 2-7

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Leaders of G-20 nations will discuss Syria, stimulating global growth and clamping down on tax evasion when they meet for a summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.

U.S. employers boosted the pace of hiring in August from the 162,000 jobs they added in July, data in the coming week will probably indicate.

The Bank of Japan, European Central Bank and Bank of England each will hold policy committee meetings.

Australians will choose between Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s ruling Labor party and Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National coalition in elections to lead the 12th-largest economy as it slows down.

The host city of the 2020 Summer Olympics will be selected, with Tokyo vying against Madrid and Istanbul.

Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens will play the Denver Broncos in the opening game of NFL season.


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