Li Chun on Feb. 4, 2018: Here are the auspicious hours to deposit money

Li Chun is coming.

Joshua Lee | February 03, 2018, 10:04 PM

The first day of Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 16, 2018.

And the auspicious day of Li Chun will arrive early this year as it falls on Feb. 4.


Li Chun was traditionally an important day for farmers in China as they would pray for a good harvest with spring's arrival.

But there is not much agriculture these days, so the tradition gets updated to be about making monetary transactions.

That's right, the annual pilgrimage queuing to deposit money into your bank account on Li Chun is said to be a divine event that sets your fortune for the rest of the year.

So, if you're keen in prospering a little more in 2018, or if you just plain enjoy queueing, here's a handy chart detailing which time slots are best to maximise your "huat" this year:

Just check your lunar zodiac sign and bring your wads of cash to the deposit machine at the designated time slots.

Don't believe in queueing on li chun?