On January 25, 2020 (the New Chinese Year), the Year of the Metal Rat has officially started.
The Rat is the first sign of the 12 of Chinese astrology and, for this reason, 2020 is considered to be a year of new beginnings. We can think of a year with new beginnings personally and professionally/financially. The metal is the symbol of abundance, success, prosperity and productivity.
The Year 2020 in the Chinese horoscope - the Year of the Metal Rat - is a time of new opportunities; opportunities for finding new love, a new job, new financial gains. Experts in Chinese Horoscope predict that 2020 will be a successful one, the Rat being related to protection and prosperity.
The Chinese Year of the Metal Rat will be a strong, prosperous and lucky one for almost all zodiac signs. Most of us will show determination in pursuing our goals, aspirations and even passions. It's a great year to start new things, new businesses, new projects and to evolve overall.
The beginning of 2020 will be very inspirational, bringing creative energy, which can manifest for real and fast. Be careful what you're wishing for!
To make the most of this time, specialists recommend that you include in the Chinese New Year menu favourite rat foods, such as nuts and cheeses, and wear the most expensive clothes and jewellery because this zodiac sign likes opulence.
The metal element is associated with water, generating productivity and activity in the industries that use it, such as automotive and industrial equipment production, IT, high tech, cosmetics, health.
In terms of career and wealth, specialists say that to achieve their goals, people must be constant and never brought down by failures, problems and difficulties. People have to rely on their resources and solve their problems.
As for love, after an unpredictable 2019, 2020 will be a calm year. Love life will be harmonious and communication will be the key.
But the second part of the year will be marked by trust issues generated by lies.
All Chinese zodiac signs will feel that the second part of the year is full of energy, our physical and mental condition will be better and better. In 2020, sports will be the best medicine for body and soul.
Throughout 2020, good luck will be on everyone's side, but people have to look carefully to see the hidden opportunities. Good luck is thrown away by the people that doubt it. Those full of enthusiasm and who quickly notice the opportunities will be successful.
Lucky Feng Shui symbols of the year are:
- Numbers: 5, 7, 9;
- Colors: white, yellow, blue, green, grey and black;
- Lucky days: 4, 8, 13, 22 of every month of the Chinese calendar,
- Careers: manager, trader, film and art critic, financial and legal expert, philosopher, politician, musician, businessman, entrepreneur, broker, criminologist, detective, spy, journalist and writer;
- Lucky zodiac signs: Ox, Dragon, Monkey and Pig.
Children born under this sign are nice and fine observers. They may seem shy but they like to attract the attention of others. If they don't succeed they use various tactics for getting into the spotlight. They have leadership skills, a great capacity for self-control, they're disciplined and they will be successful in their adult life because they know how to manage difficult situations.
The Year of the Metal Rat will bring beneficial situations, opportunities, meetings with special people and good luck; but also changes that can push many of us from our comfort zone.
In 2020 all signs should expect changes, new opportunities, discoveries and surprises. You can discover a certain talent and make it a way of living, you can meet the great love, or start a new life in another country. Everything is possible in 2020, the year of the Metal Rat. The most important advice: accept the changes and make the best of every new situation, do not resist the surprises that the Rat has for you in 2020.
Rat Years: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020 and 2032.
Mind you, the latest Year of Rat - 2008, marked THE FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS - The bankruptcy of the American bank Lehman Brothers marks the acceleration of a global financial crisis, which began in 2007 in the United States, with the collapse of the market in real estate loans at risk. Financial institutions were particularly severely affected. Many countries went into recession, including the United States, Japan, Britain, Germany and Italy. Iceland has obtained financial aid from the international community and its Nordic neighbours.
Also in 2008, democrat Barack Obama achieves a historic victory, becoming the first black president of the United States.
What does the Year of the Metal Rat means for each sign
First, if you don't know it already, click here to find your Chinese sign, so you can read your Chinese 2020 Horoscope below:
Rat Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Rat if you are born in: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
The year 2020 comes with big surprises for Rats! You could get real chances of financial gain, work promotion, new and profitable collaborations and the opportunity to have your efforts recognized so far.
In love, a fabulous year is predicted! If you're thinking of starting a family with the person you already love, 2020 is the right year. All marriages that take place in the year of the Metal Rat are happy and long-lasting. If you are single... prepare to meet your soul mate!
Ox Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Ox if you are born in: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Usually slow, the Ox will receive special energy this year. You will not get bored this 2020!
In 2020, the single Ox will probably find their half; this person is likely to become your life partner.
Learn to be more romantic and get more involved with your love partner, more caring for their needs. A simple gesture can do wonders!
Career is also a strong area for you in 2020! The Year of the Metal Rat brings success, prosperity and well-being.
Tiger Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Tiger if you are born in: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
You are not allowed to hesitate this tear: he who hesitates - loses! The tiger is very lucky anyway, but in 2020, your life will be like you get all the winning tickets from a lottery.
The Tiger will find a suitable partner, falling in love, experiencing passion in all its shapes and forms.
Married Tigers are advised to become more involved in their family life. Help your partner in household chores.
One of the best surprises this year for Tiger is the unexpected...wealth. Many Tigers will gain financial independence, finding a new source of income. It's like money falls out of the sky for Tigers.
Rabbit Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Rabbit if you are born in: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Rabbit experiences positive feelings, romantic times, favourable circumstances, supporting friends and more money in 2020.
You may receive an inheritance, you may change your job and/or have a significant salary increase!
You are cautious, and this is something the Metal Rat likes, thus it will reward you with gifts and surprises.
Single Rabbit will have a fun time and some interesting encounters. Follow your heart!
Dragon Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Dragon if you are born in 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
The Metal Rat comes with many surprises for Dragons. It is possible to face some situations that will find you difficult, but with patience, everything will magically work out.
Love and career success is foreseen.
You will enjoy opposite sex admirers and romantic affairs are expected. They could lead to a long-term relationship.
You might get married this year and even expect a child.
Snake Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Snake if you are born in 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Change your skin and regenerate!
Take every chance you get for changing your life and starting over in a much better way!
Everything will be perceived as a breath of fresh air.
The Snake is usually cautious but in 2020 it will lose its mind and embrace an intense experience, along with someone who will appear in their life when they least expect it.
The Rat will bring in passion in Snake's life in 2020!
In caries, small obstacles may occur, but specific calm will help you get over it and the stars encourage you to start a business on your own, to take a dream to the end, to lay the foundations for an old desire.
Horse Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Horse if you are born in 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
You are more ambitious and more hard-working than ever. The Metal Rat gives you the strength to finish important projects successfully.
Pay attention, you love life is a bit tense. You may feel a little nervous. The jealousy specific to both the Horse and the Rat brings tension with the person you love. If you feel like you don't belong in that relationship anymore, it's best to get out of it in a friendly manner and start over with someone else.
Sheep/Goat Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Sheep if you are born in 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Positive changes will occur for the Sheep in January 2020 and will continue throughout the year.
You will have an irresistible charm that will attract admirers like a magnet. The luckiest of them will experience unforgettable moments with you and.
I hear wedding bells...could it be?
In the year of the Metal Rat, the Sheep will think of new ways of earning money; if they'll start their own business it might be successful.
Monkey Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Monkey if you are born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
2020 is a year of surprises and new beginnings for Monkeys. They will have to quickly adapt to change. Do not resist the new beginning in your life, on the contrary!
Love life will go through certain changes, and if you feel that your place is no longer with your partner, nothing will stop you from getting out of the relationship.
Rooster Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Rooster if you are born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Rooster will have according to the Chinese zodiac a 2020 full of good luck and financial prosperity. On the other hand, love life will not be excellent. Rooster may experience disappointments in this area. High risk of infidelity and radical decisions between May and September 2020.
But don't get discouraged, Rooster is the luckiest sign of 2020. The astral is on your side and helps you achieve amazing success in financial terms. Professionally you will also succeed, a possible promotion at work.
Expect a year of progress, the lucky star will fall on your money area. No one and nothing can now stand in your way. On top of that, you will attract the right people to amplify your good luck. Don't hesitate to use all your chances because you will no longer be in such favourable astral conjunction for another 9 years.
Don't forget to balance your family and career life. Stay away from conflicts with your loved ones.
Dog Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Dog if you are born in 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
You will have energy, determination and strength to win the big prize this year! It won't even take too much work for that because the Rat will reward you for your courage and hard work from the past.
However, this doesn't mean you should relax too much because the prosperity and success of the Dog in the next 11 years of the zodiac cycle depend on the efforts made in 2020.
Single natives will find happiness in 2020! The Rat will fulfil their secret desires and bring them a partner who will finally understand them while providing that sense of emotional security.
Pig Chinese Horoscope 2020
Your Chinese sign is Pig if you are born in 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
After the hardships felt in 2019, which could continue for a while, a change is nevertheless announced in 2020.
Changes will be especially visible in terms of personal relationships and financial status. You might get a promotion at your work.
You will feel it's a lot easier to get along with people.
On the other hand, you should pay attention to your personal belongings.
You may experience short-term romantic relationships.
Your secret dreams seem quite achievable in 2020!
The Chinese Horoscope predicts Year of the Metal Rat will bring good luck to ambitious people.
Besides, the Rat helps people to be visionary while the metal – to be more patient.
The new relationships of 2020 must be built on mutual trust. Besides, this sign doesn't tolerate when people hide something from each other.
Honesty is required now more than ever. Scams, shady tactics to become rich will not be successful. Honesty and hard work are instead rewarded.
Enjoy the Year of the Metal Rat and let us know how is it going for you so far!