Jupiter conjunction Pluto: April 5, 2020

During 2020 Jupiter in the sky will be within effective orb of a conjunction aspect with Pluto with the exact conjunction being formed on three occasions.

The first is on April 5, 2020 at 2.45pm GMT.

(On March 1, 2020 at 11.44pm GMT Jupiter was parallel Pluto in the sky.)

It’s a strictly global – mundane – astrology event that will have no influence on you personally.

Mars (strife, conflict, disputation and violence) and Saturn (falling prices, recession, safety nets, fear and caution) are conjunction Jupiter and Pluto.

Jupiter is the planet of finances, banks, commerce, trade, retail sales, higher prices, law, legal matters, the courts, judges, arbitration, treaties, shipping, ships, long journeys, cruise ships, religion, advertising and the public expression of opinion.

Pluto is the planet of groups, cooperation, a unified position, the splitting into opposing factions, division, disunity, crime, corruption, coercion, coercive methods, persecution, political repression, human rights abuse, dictators, opaqueness, intimidation, threats, manipulation, propaganda and misinformation.

And their merger in the sky amalgamates the matters they rule and forecasts financial cooperation, the redrafting of financial policy, financial coercion, higher living costs, selling pressures, drastic-coercive trade events, trade pacts, favors bought for cash or gifts, a tidal wave of corruption, dishonest judges, corruption in the judicial system and unjust legal decisions.

The covid-19 pandemic is resulting in staggering financial losses and Jupiter and Pluto will provide massive financial aid packages to counter the financial and economic damage.

Jupiter conjunction Pluto

Jupiter is humanity’s moral compass. He knows all about right and wrong but in 2020 a company’s worth is measured by its financial revenue – not its moral values – and Jupiter’s close encounter with Pluto won’t transform corrupt bankers and politicians and those engaged in the psychopathic pursuit of markets and profits into spiritually minded global citizens. They’ll continue to grab what they can for themselves.

In the age of no-god people can lie under oath without fearing dreadful punishment from a higher court of judgment.

Cybercrime (Pluto) is an expanding business.

Jupiter conjunction Pluto puts the focus on the banking system, major bank mergers, digital neobanks that reach customers on mobile apps and personal computer platforms only, criminal activity by bankers, severe regulations on banking practices, sales practice scandals and the division of labor between central banks and governments.

In 2020 central banks are providing financial aid to counter the economic damage being caused by the covid-19 pandemic, but with interest rates so low they have little room to cut and if recession (Saturn) strikes Pluto could see a drastic financial situation develop.

Jupiter is the planet of orthodox religion and Pluto is the planet of atheism and in 2020 their conjunction should turn the spotlight on the soul destroying misinformation being peddled by orthodox religion and materialistic atheism.  

Whatever… they forecast disunity and splits within religious organizations and major events involving religious groups, faith groups, religious fundamentalists and monopoly religions. They put the spotlight on the dark side of religion – child sexual abuse by God’s workers, forced religious conversion in Pakistan and the persecution of the Uighur Muslim minority in China.

This trendline will continue throughout 2020 with major Jupiter-Pluto events making headlines around the time that each conjunction and parallel aspect reaches peak power. 

The second Jupiter-Pluto conjunction occurs June 30, 2020 at 5.46.26am GMT.

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Jupiter conjunction Pluto around the globe

Jupiter conjunction Pluto forecasts major international events involving finances, banks, trade, commerce, retail sales, legal matters, laws or religion and groups, compulsory cooperation, division, drastic action, massive crowds, crime, corruption, inversion, misinformation and fake news.

Events of national importance are specified by the house position of Jupiter and Pluto in a country’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart. 

Britain’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 2.45 am GMT (51N36; 00W06 – London)

Jupiter and Pluto (and Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Neptune) are in house 1 – the people and their welfare – so the country is still talking Brexit (Mercury) and optimistic (Jupiter), pessimistic (Saturn), angry (Mars), confused (Neptune) and divided (Pluto).

The UK left the EU on January 31, 2020 and is now in a transition period (Pluto) that involves negotiating trade deals (Jupiter) and other arrangements. The talks will be tough and if there’s no deal by December 31, 2020 the UK will leave without one. (On December 25, 2020 Jupiter is conjunction Saturn in the sky.)

So Jupiter conjunction Pluto throughout 2020 provides Britain with a road map for trade negotiations with the EU and other countries.

There’s lot of work to be done on the UK economy too and Brexit wounds to be healed. Boris Johnson has his hands full.

Brazil’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 4, 2020 at 11.45pm BRT (15S47; 47W55 – Brasilia)

Jupiter and Pluto (and Mars and Saturn) are in house 1 – the people and their welfare.

Business confidence is optimistic (Jupiter) and economic growth (Jupiter) is forecast in 2020. But Brazil has high unemployment (12.7%) and is mired in debt (Saturn). Retail sales (Jupiter) hold the key to what eventuates.

Brazilian democracy is polarized and divided (Pluto) and the administration is mired in scandal and controversy and there’s widespread corruption (Pluto).

Argentina has the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 1.

America’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 4, 2020 at 9.45pm EST (38N53; 77W01 – Washington)

Jupiter and Pluto are in house 2 – finances, banks, the people’s money, financial transactions, cash flow and income stream. (Mars and Saturn are in house 3 – Canada and Mexico.)

America’s economy churns along with low unemployment and plentiful (Jupiter) buying and selling but there are uncertainties. 

The 2020 election has the country polarized and divided (Pluto). Donations (Jupiter) to presidential candidates will be through the roof and voters are being targeted with disinformation (Pluto) and misinformation campaigns.

Event: March 27, 2020 – Donald Trump signs into law a historic $2 trillion stimulus package (house 2) to help fight the devastating economic damage being inflicted by the coronavirus epidemic. 

Canada and Venezuela have the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 2.

Mexico’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 4, 2020 at 8.45pm CST (19N24; 99W09 – Mexico City)

Jupiter and Pluto (and Mars and Saturn) are in house 3 – transportation, roads, public transport, communication, newspapers and America.

In 2019 Mexico entered a mild recession (Saturn) and one solution is increased government spending (Jupiter), but low growth is forecast in 2020.

Crime and corruption (Pluto) are rampant – Mexico is the second most corrupt country on Earth – and President Obrador has polarized (Pluto) the country. He has difficult relations with US president Trump (house 3).

No country has the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 4 or 5.

Japan’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 11.45am JST (35N42; 139E46 – Tokyo)

The Jupiter-Pluto conjunction is in house 6 – labor, employees, public servants, police and army personnel, food, restaurants, sickness and small animals.

Japan has a highly developed free-market economy – the world’s third largest – but it was hit hard by the US-China trade war. In 2019 it experienced modest economic growth and falling wages. The country divides (Pluto) into a wealthy asset owning class and the other 126 million people.  

Japan has a low crime rate and at #20 on the world’s public sector corruption (Pluto) index is one of the least corrupt countries.

New Zealand has the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 6.

Australia’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 12.45pm AET (35S17; 149E08 – Canberra)

The Jupiter-Pluto conjunction is in house 7 – the other country, relations with foreign powers and international disputes – so a foreign power is applying financial/trade pressures.

Australia has poor relations with China and China is Australia’s largest trading partner. 

Australia shares democratic values and cultural affinities with America. Their defense alliance serves as an essential component of America’s strategy in Asia that seeks to (1) prevent China or some other great power establishing regional dominance, (2) maintain an open multilateral trading system (Jupiter) and (3) guarantee freedom of navigation (Jupiter).

China’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 10.45am CST (39N55; 116E25 – Beijing)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 7 – foreign policy, actions taken by foreign powers, international disputes and war – so the other country – America? – is applying financial-trade pressures – a trade war.

According to the International Trade Center China shipped US$2.294 trillion worth of products around the globe (house 7) in 2018. It’s the world champion exporter (house 9) by value.

Its top trading – import – partners are America, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Germany, India, Netherlands, UK, Singapore, Taiwan, Russia, Australia and Malaysia. 

But China is not a human rights champion and its internment/persecution of Uighur Muslims is a bone of contention with the international community.

In February 2020 the coronavirus epidemic had an adverse impact on global travel and tourism (Jupiter) and saw falling (Saturn) share and commodity prices. Fighting the epidemic will require unity and cooperation (Pluto).

Japan, South Korea, North Korea and Philippines have the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 7.

Indonesia’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 10.15am WIB (6S10; 106E48 – Manila)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 8 – taxes, tariffs, insurance, pensions, debts due from foreign countries, death, the death rate and the cabinet of the president (Joko Widodo) – so a tax hike of some sort is likely.

Indonesia is 87% Muslim, but the government recognizes Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism as official religions.

Every Indonesian citizen is required to keep and carry an identity card with one of the six recognized religions (Jupiter) indicated in a specified space. The space can be left blank but atheism (Pluto) or agnosticism cannot be listed as the state does not recognize either and blasphemy is illegal and punishable by law.

Religious (Jupiter) tensions exist and it’s politically divisive (Pluto).

Capital punishment (Pluto) is a legal penalty in Indonesia. It’s regularly applied to some drug traffickers and drug dealers although the government has softened its stance in recent years commuting the death sentence to life imprisonment.

But on October 25, 2019 the new Attorney-General Sanitiar Burhanuddin said that executions are certain to resume. So 2020 could be the year that the unofficial moratorium on the death penalty (Pluto) ends in Indonesia.

India’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 8.15am IST (28N36; 77E12 – New Delhi)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 9 – trade, religion, churches, new laws, the Supreme Court, constitution, publishing, teaching, universities, internet, social media, shipping and aviation.

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is a divisive (Pluto) leader.

On December 11, 2019 his BJP changed the law (house 9-Jupiter) to make it easier for adherents of India’s religions (Jupiter-house 9), except Islam, to acquire citizenship. It’s also going to compile a register of India’s 1.3bn citizens and build camps to detain those caught in the net. Many of the country’s 200 million Muslims don’t have papers to prove they are Indian so they run the risk of being made stateless.

In India democracy is at risk, innocent blood is being spilt and a broad coalition (Pluto) has united against the proposed changes.

Kashmir is another big issue and India is the world leader in internet shutdowns (Pluto).

Pakistan has the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 9.

Iran’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 6.15am IRST (35N40; 51E26 – Tehran)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 10 – the administration, President Hassan Rouhani, supreme leader Ali Khamenei and business.

The Islamic Republic of Iran – population 82 million – is the 17th largest country in the world. It’s considered a rogue state by America.

Its nuclear program (Pluto) includes several research sites, two uranium mines, a research reactor and a uranium processing facilities. It claims its nuclear program is peaceful but has a history of deception.

Tensions between Tehran and Washington soared when Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal brokered by the Obama administration; and the targeted killing of Qasem Soleimani by US forces on January 2, 2020 escalated tensions to way beyond boiling red hot.

In 2020 America will apply maximum pressure (Pluto) to rein in Iran’s pursuit of nuclear infrastructure and regional aggression (Mars); but more US sanctions (Pluto) will only see Iran’s economic problems (Saturn) compound. Whether Jupiter’s goodwill and benevolence can ease tensions remains to be seen.

Saudi Arabia and South Africa have the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 10.

Russia’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 5.45am MSK (55N45; 37E35 – Moscow)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 11 – Russia’s 616-member parliament called the Federal Assembly and ambassadors sent to foreign countries.

In his state of the Union address on January 15, 2020 Vladimir Putin announced a series of proposals to reform Russia’s constitution (house 9) that would, by vesting authority for appointing and confirming the prime minister (house 10) and cabinet (house 8) in the Duma (house 11) and limiting the president to two terms in office, reshape the balance of power between the legislature (house 11) and the executive (the president – house 10). They would also ensure Putin’s grip on power after he leaves the presidency in 2024.  

Transparency International places Russia at number 10 on its list of the most corrupt (Pluto) countries and Freedom House considers Vladimir Putin a dictator (Pluto). 

Israel, Turkey, Syria, Egypt and Lebanon have the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 11.

France’s Jupiter-Pluto conjunction chart

Chart data is April 5, 2020 at 2.45am GMT (48N52; 2E20 – Paris)

Jupiter is conjunction Pluto in house 12 – secrets, secret activity, hidden agendas, back channels, spies, secret enemies, crime, criminals, prisons, detention centers, hospitals, asylums and charities.

On December 11, 2019 France introduced a pension reform plan (house 8-Uranus) that is aimed at streamlining benefits and addressing inequality in the pension system. Six days earlier on December 5 the proposed reforms sparked nationwide strikes (Uranus-Pluto) that crippled rail services (house 3), shut down factories and slowed down public transport (house 3) around the country.

On January 24, 2020 France’s hard-Left unions (still on strike) threatened (Pluto) industrial action (Uranus-Pluto) for months as they looked for a way to force (Pluto) Emmanuel Macron to ditch the pension plan overhaul.

France has a dilapidated prison system (house 12) and the distinction of being the European country with the highest prison suicide rate (house 12) and the biggest number of prison escapes. It’s in need of some Jupiter help.

Germany, Italy, Spain and Greece have the Jupiter-Pluto conjunction in house 12.

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