April 25 First Busey Corp-
* First Busey announces 2017 first quarter earnings
* Q1 earnings per share $0.39
* Q1 non-gaap operating earnings per share $0.41 excluding items
* Q1 earnings per share view $0.41 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Qtrly total net interest income of $42.0 million, up 50.4% Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
BRIEF-Capital First raises 500 mln rupees by issue of NCDs
* Raised 500 million rupees by issue of NCD's on private placement basis.