10 Feb 20 - Week Ahead – Australasian Earnings | Kathmandu Jumps Global markets were lower on Friday as markets took a breather and US stocks halted a four-day rally, as renewed concern the coronavirus will slow global growth overshadowed fresh signs of a strong US labour market. The US Federal Reserve warned the Coronavirus outbreak posed a “new risk” to the economy.   The week ahead is dominated by corporate earnings announcements across Australia and NZ. Companies reporting this week under our coverage include: Macquarie, James Hardie, Sky Television, Woodside Petroleum, SkyCity Entertainment, Telstra, and Treasury Wines. During earnings announcement period, the focus of investors usually shifts back towards company profitability rather than broader issues.   Stock in Focus: Kathmandu (KMD:NZX / KMD:ASX) Shares in Kathmandu jumped nearly 13% on Friday as Kathmandu provided 1st guidance for 40% operating earnings (EBIT) growth at its investor day. &nb...