Your Chinese horoscope for the Year of the Rooster

Which zodiac signs came out on top and who lags a bit behind?

Photos: INGimages
17 Jan 2017

Photos: INGimages

Chinese New Year is just around the corner. If you are curious to find out what the Year of the Rooster holds for your zodiac sign, we consulted Way Fengshui Group’s ProsperGraph for a quick look at what you can expect in 2017. Ranked by luck, wealth, romance, career, health, and academic success indicators, the ProsperGraph shows which zodiac signs came out on top and who lags a bit behind. 

Rat
17 Jan 2017

Rat

Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

With a middling luck cycle, you’ll need to put some effort into career and academic pursuits this year. While your lucky stars will bring about personal celebrations and joyous life events, you may also encounter periods of anxiety and depression. Open communication is vital to prevent misunderstandings.

Auspicious number: 5

Ox
17 Jan 2017

Ox

Years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

A gathering of unlucky stars creates pitfalls for your health and wealth but you should be able to resolve these disasters. Make family your first priority – they willl help you overcome difficulties. On the bright side, your career will be smooth and you will excel academically too.

Auspicious numbers: 7 and 10

Tiger
17 Jan 2017

Tiger

Years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

2017 promises better fortune, career and academic success, and great luck in the wealth sector. You can look forward to growing your investments. Take this apportunity to attain skills and qualifications that can help your career, and strengthen your relationships. Be careful not to work too hard – take care of your diet and sleep routine and watch out for issues such as kidney stones or gallstones.

Auspicious number: 7

Rabbit
17 Jan 2017

Rabbit

Years: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Clashes with multiple unlucky stars denote a tough year ahead. Managing your wealth and career will keep you on your toes while you try not to let the pressure affect your personal life. Stay optimistic and rely on good friends.

Auspicious number: 12

Dragon
17 Jan 2017

Dragon

Years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Top of the class in 2017, you’ll see numerous successes and good fortune across all categories: wealth, romance, academics and career. Avoid making changes to your living environment such as moving house or engaging renovation work. Prosperity will fall into your lap and benefactors abound. Share the blessings you have received through charitable deeds.

Auspicious numbers: 5, 7, and 10

Snake
17 Jan 2017

Snake

Years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

The New Year brings a sharp decline in your luck cycle but all is not lost. Keep a low profile and avoid saying things you will regret later on - you should come out stronger. Be sure to consult trusted friends and professionals for your investments and exercise regularly to boost your mood.

Auspicious numbers: 7 and 10

Horse
17 Jan 2017

Horse

Years: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

It’s an extremely auspicious year ahead for the tenacious horse! Life will be smooth-sailing thanks to an abundance of lucky stars and you will be rewarded handsomely for your hard work. It’s a good time to embark on a new career or start a family – just steer clear of complacency.

Auspicious number: 11

Goat
17 Jan 2017

Goat

Years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

The arrival of multiple unlucky stars leads to a downturn in your luck cycle, but nothing is too difficult for the goat to overcome. Pay more attention to your parents, in-laws and children to maintain harmony and watch out for minor illnesses. It’s better on the career front, where you appear headed for leadership roles.

Auspicious number: 7

Monkey
17 Jan 2017

Monkey

Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

After a dismal 2016, you will see marginally improved luck this year but you will need to continue soldiering on. The career front looks auspicious – you will see a breakthrough after all your hard work, but matters of the heart prove to be frustrating. You may also be susceptible to stomach and liver problems. Adopt healthy lifestyle habits and stay optimistic!

Auspicious numbers: 1 and 5

Rooster
17 Jan 2017

Rooster

Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005

It’s a relatively auspicious year. Career, academic and wealth luck is strong and you may face some problems that turn out to be blessings in disguise. As you enjoy smooth progress at work and school, relationship and health matters may bring woes. Learn to destress and keep a positive outlook to improve your mental health.

Auspicious number: 5

Dog
17 Jan 2017

Dog

Years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Good news: Your luck cycle is about to improve tremendously! Work hard for significant accomplishments in school or your business and career, leading to a boost in wealth. However, a busy schedule with potentially frequent travel means you should pay careful attention to your body’s needs.

Auspicious number: 7

Pig
17 Jan 2017

Pig

Year: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007

It’s not looking so rosy for the good-natured Pig. You will need to rely on strong interpersonal relationships to tide through the year. On the bright side, it’s a good time to travel overseas for your personal development and new career prospects. Do not skip meals or forego sleep – you need to be at your mental best to avoid accidents and mishaps.

Auspicious number: 3

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