GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street down, dollar spikes as investors review recovery bets

* Major U.S. indices open sharply lower * Treasury yields rise; dollar near two-month highs By Huw Jones and Pete Schroeder LONDON/WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) – Wall Street opened lower on Friday as investors reassessed their stance after the Federal Reserve projected interest rate hikes arriving sooner than once thought, while the dollar and U.S. 

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street heads for weak open as investors review recovery bets

* Analysts ask if Bank of England will follow Fed * Stocks remain close to this week’s record highs * Treasury yields rise; dollar near two-month highs * Gold gains ground after earlier plunge By Huw Jones LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) – Wall Street headed for a weak start on Friday as investors reassessed their bets on recovery plays after the U.S. 

POLL-Czech central bank seen starting rate hikes on June 23

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/cb-polls?RIC=CZCBIR%3DECI poll data * 10 analysts see main rate rising by 25 bps from 0.25% * All analysts see at least one more hike by year-end * Majority of central bankers flagged June hike as possible * Rates unchanged since May 2020, last hike Feb 2020 * Decision June 23 at 2:15pm (1215 GMT), presser 3:45pm (1345 GMT) PRAGUE, June 18 (Reuters) – The Czech National Bank is seen raising interest rates on June 23 after 13 months of stable policy as inflation pressures mount, with the economy showing strong signs of recovery as vaccinations help to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control.