Happy Chinese New Year

by Charlie Butterfield at January 25, 2017


What does 2017 hold for you?

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster.

There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, and each year is associated with a zodiac animal.
Your Chinese zodiac sign is derived from your birth year according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

See below for a brief overview of the predictions for this year
and click here to see our ever-changing fst Fire Rooster!




Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948   

Lucky colours: Blue, Gold and Green

In general, it will be a good year for the Rat. Work hard and you will yield good results, setting the stage for career progression. On a romantic level, singles are likely to find love and married couples will enjoy excellent relationships.

Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949   

Lucky colours: White, Yellow and Green

Hard work and perseverance in the past year will pay off in 2017 with more opportunities for advancement. Resist temptations to splurge, as it is important to be prudent and save for rainy days. 2017 will see new friendships and partnerships. It’s a good year to plan for the future. For singles, romance is in the air.

Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950

Lucky colours: Blue, Grey, Orange and White

It will be a busy and demanding year for the Tiger. You will have opportunities to progress professionally, make interesting journeys and meet new people. Embrace spontaneity this year and singles will find love. Take care of your health by learning to relax this year and it will go a long way.

Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939

Lucky colours: Red, Pink, Purple and Blue

This will be a year where challenges will sometimes slow you down. Take time to reflect and build on your strengths and capabilities to strive for future benefits. Opposing forces will pose some minor obstacles but the support of your family and friends will help you overcome these.

Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940    

Lucky colours: Gold, Silver and Greyish White

It will be an excellent year professionally for the Dragon, where new doors will be opened. Family and social aspects of you life look positive too. This is also a great year for travel, go for that much needed vacation, turn your plans into action and don’t look back.

Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953, 1941     

Lucky colours: Black, Red and Yellow

Professionally, it will be good to practice patience and perseverance. Avoid making hasty financial decisions. Family and social life will be good this year. Travel is on the calendar. This is the year to pick up a new hobby as it will open up unexpected doors for you.

Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942     

Lucky colours: Yellow and Green

Overall 2017 is positive for the Horse. On the professional front, be realistic and pragmatic when faced with difficult situations. Things will look up towards the end of the year. Financially, while there are chances of unexpected windfalls, be sure to build up your savings. On a personal level, remember to relax and recharge.

Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955, 1943     

Lucky colours: Green, Red and Purple

This is a good year for the Goat. Exercise patience and creativity, and there will be chances of making big steps professionally. On the financial level, you will start reaping the fruits of your labour. For singles, do not miss any opportunities to meet more people as one of them may become your significant other.

Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944

Lucky colours: White, Blue and Gold

2017 will be a very busy year on the work front. It is advisable to practice your resourcefulness and a little patience, and the rewards can be reaped later. Be prudent with your money this year and take no chances. Friends and family will form an important support group this year.

Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945   

Lucky colours: Gold, Brown and Yellow

This will be an excellent year on both professional and personal fronts. Continue to build good relationships with your co-workers as it can bring about great advantages. Money management is important this year. Do not be tempted to make unnecessary purchases. Singles will have a high chance to find love and married couples may conceive.

Dog: 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946

Lucky colours: Red, Green and Purple

It seems to be a very good year, with accomplishments in many aspects. Your hard work will see results on a professional level. It’s a good year to aim for progression and you will be rewarded financially too. On a personal level, pick up a new hobby and spend more time with your loved ones.

Pig: 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947

Lucky colours: Yellow, Grey, Brown and Gold

2017 is a favourable year for progression and change in your career. It is also a positive year financially, but take caution not to spend excessively. As your social circle expands this year, there will be more opportunities to meet new people. For the singles, there is a high chance that you will meet your future life partner.

Source: Marina Bay Sands hotel, Singapore. January 2017.