The Year Of The Red Fire Monkey 2016 is a time for business considered as risky, and here the seeds of unplanned success lays. Run with ideas, embrace the inventive, and don’t look back. – Source: on Chinese Horoscope 2016

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of Monkey  (Fire Monkey) starting from February 8, 2016 (called the Lunar Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival) and lasting to January 27, 2017. Monkey ranks ninth position in the Chinese Zodiac. They are cheerful and energetic by nature and usually represent flexibility. People under the sign of the Monkey are wise, intelligent, confident, charismatic, loyal, inventive and have leadership. The weaknesses of the Monkeys are being egotistical, arrogant, crafty, restless and snobbish. – Source: Your Chinese Astrology

Years of the Monkey
Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
02/06/1932 01/25/1933 Yang Water Ren Shen
01/25/1944 02/12/1945 Yang Wood Jia Shen
02/12/1956 01/30/1957 Yang Fire Bing Shen
01/30/1968 02/16/1969 Yang Earth Wu Shen
02/16/1980 02/04/1981 Yang Metal Geng Shen
02/04/1992 01/22/1993 Yang Water Ren Shen
01/22/2004 02/08/2005 Yang Wood Jia Shen
02/08/2016 01/27/2017 Yang Fire Bing Shen
01/26/2028 02/12/2029 Yang Earth Wu Shen

Source: Your Chinese Astrology

Time to monkey around. Try new things, experiment and learn fast. Happy New Year!