Chinese Zodiac: 01.10.16

What does the Chinese almanac Tong Shing say about today?

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 10:30am
UPDATED : Saturday, 01 October, 2016, 2:39am

Auspicious for: contract signings
Bad for: kitchen renovations
Auspicious direction: west
Lucky colours: white, yellow
Lucky numbers: 6,8

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

Today is about the finer things in life. If the opportunity to invest arises, consider putting in a small amount of money. The outcome is likely to be favourable.

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

Today you feel like you aren’t in control of your life. You may want to explore the outside world. If there is something that you like doing, keep doing it.

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

A health crisis involving an elderly male member of your family is a cause for concern today. You may need to help him schedule a medical check-up.

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

You realise that working hard is the only way to deal with the present situation, and as it turns out, everything will work in your favour.

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

Dynamic energies may keep your relationship exciting and a little bit unpredictable. Expect a few surprises. You may be juggling professional and personal activities.

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

Your creative energies should be very high right now, and artistic projects are likely to have an otherworldly quality about them that boost their quality and impact.

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

If you are going to embark on a new marketing scheme, do some cold-calling, get in touch with old friends or at least make some plans.

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

Don’t judge a book by its cover. Enemies may act like friends. Think twice before speaking today. You can’t possibly imagine the consequences.

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

A number of letters and phone calls are definitely in the works for today. Some fascinating scientific information might send your curiosity racing.

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

If you want to shine brightly, then do so. Maintaining balance in your world includes being a bit selfish sometimes.

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

Today you are likely to sulk as nothing goes your way and it seems like everyone’s against you. Deal with the situation calmly, and avoid making major decisions.

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

You are likely to have a smooth-sailing day. It not only boosts your confidence, it also affords you a fresh start.