The British steel industry suffered a blow as Tata confirmed fears that it was about to put its UK business up for sale, reports the Financial Times.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
The resource sector is seeing signs of recovery, but investment bank Goldman Sachs is still underweight on the segment's stocks.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and Dominic Chu look at the close in gold prices and the effect on mining stocks.
Andrew Forrest, chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, praises the volume of growth of the Chinese economy.
An iron ore oversupply still needs to "work through the system," Fortescue chairman Andrew Forrest warned.
The CEOs of some of the world's largest mining companies share their outlook for commodity prices.
Paul Gait, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, shares his outlook for commodity prices and says there are signs the cycle is improving.
Rio Tinto said chief executive Sam Walsh would retire July 1, and would be replaced by copper and coal division head Jean-Sebastien Jacques.
The Switzerland-based commodities producer and trader hopes to fetch as much as $1.1 billion for its GRail business.
James Butterfill, executive director of ETF Securities, says demand for metals is strong, but supply side destruction will push up prices.
Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton, says there are signs of crude bottoming and the rally in iron ore prices will be short lived.
There are signs the commodities rout is bottoming out, but iron ore prices still face downside risk, BHP Billiton's CEO told CNBC.
BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie says the recent rally in iron ore was spurred by short covering in response to news out of China.
David Stubbs, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, says you've got to pick the winners and losers of this new low commodity market, rather than betting on a huge rally.
Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, shares his outlook on the market for mining stocks and commodity prices.
Diego Hernandez, CEO of Antofagasta, says demand for copper will come quicker than other commodities.
Can Chinese authorities manage the industrial and manufacturing slowdown while maintaining social stability? CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more on the coal miners protest.
Thousands of Chinese miners who say they have not been paid for months staged a rare protest in a northeastern city.
Investec mining analyst, Hunter Hillcoat, says they expect to see a long period – six years – of depressed prices to create a balance in the commodities market, such that volatility seen now, isn’t there.