Li Chun 2023: Most Auspicious Timings to Deposit Money

John Yong

John Yong

Last updated 09 November, 2022

Li Chun (立春) falls on 4 February 2023. It signifies "the Beginning of Spring", and is the start of a new Chinese solar year.

Have you ever noticed snaking queues forming at banks and ATMs on a particular day around Chinese New Year?

This special day is called Li Chun (立春), and according to Chinese feng shui, it is supposedly an auspicious day for depositing money into your bank account as it symbolises steady income and wealth throughout the year.

Depending on your Chinese Zodiac sign, there are several auspicious timings throughout the day to deposit money.


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Auspicious Timings

According to our research, the most auspicious timing to deposit your money will be on 4 February 2023, from 9am to 1pm.

This applies to every Zodiac sign, except for those born in the Year of the Tiger, Rabbit, Goat and Pig.

Fret not, as there are other auspicious timings for you to make your deposit.

Source: Way Fengshui
Date & Timing Zodiac Signs
04/02/23 (Saturday)

9am to 11am
Most auspicious hour for all Zodiacs except Tiger, Rabbit, Goat, Pig
04/02/23 (Saturday)

11am to 1pm
Most auspicious hour for all Zodiacs except Tiger, Rabbit, Goat, Pig
04/02/23 (Saturday)

1pm to 3pm
Rabbit, Horse, Goat, Pig
04/02/23 (Saturday)

3pm to 5pm
Rat, Dragon, Snake
04/02/23 (Saturday)

7pm to 9pm
Tiger, Rabbit, Horse
05/02/23 (Sunday)

1am to 3am
Rat, Snake, Rooster

05/02/23 (Sunday)

3am to 5am

Horse, Dog, Pig

05/02/23 (Sunday)

5am to 7am

Goat, Dog, Pig

Inauspicious Timings

On the other side of the coin, these are the most inauspicious timings to deposit your money. Avoid these timings if possible.

  • 04/02/2023 (Tuesday) - 5pm to 7pm
  • 04/02/2023 (Tuesday) - 9pm to 11pm
  • 05/02/2023 (Wednesday) - 11pm to 1am
  • 05/02/2023 (Wednesday) - 7am to 9am


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Auspicious Colours for every Zodiac sign

Besides the auspicious timing, it is also customary to wear your Zodiac's lucky colour to double your luck, or "huat". Here are the lucky colours of the 12 different Zodiac signs.

Source: Way Fengshui
Zodiac Colours
Rat Yellow, Brown, White, Gold
Ox Blue, Black
Tiger Red, Orange, Yellow, Brown
Rabbit Green, Yellow, Brown
Dragon Blue, Black, White, Gold
Snake Red, Orange, White, Gold
Horse Yellow, Brown
Goat Green, Red, Orange
Monkey Blue, Black, Yellow, Brown
Rooster Yellow, Brown
Dog Green, Red, Orange
Pig Blue, Black, Green

I hate queuing, what should I do?

With advancements in our banking services, you can actually participate in Li Chun from the comfort of your own home.

Instead of depositing money from your physical wallet into an ATM, you can transfer some money into your digital wallet, for example DBS PayLah! or OCBC Pay Anyone.

When it hits your auspicious timing, simply transfer the money from your digital wallet back to your savings account. No queues or fuss whatsoever.

And to make sure you get the most out of this auspicious occasion, remember to deposit your funds into a savings account that gives you the highest interest rates.


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