Creating Synergies in FX Options

SynOption Pte. Ltd. is a financial technology firm headquartered in Singapore, looking to play a role in bringing about more transparency and easing the way business is done in financial markets in FX derivatives. It is a new institutional platform that allows clients to analyse and trade on FX Option instruments and strategies in a fair and transparent manner.

Synoption is recognized as a Recognized Market Operator with effect from 31 December 2020 by Monetary Authority of Singapore.

The Paradigm

Build a fair system

Protection of liquidity in illiquid markets for price makers using proprietary algorithms

Intuitive workflow for clients

Enable clients from idea to implementation by giving them non discretionary tools to be better informed on markets

Latency Specific Architecture

Asia based low latency architecture with Headquarters in Singapore and low latency connectivity to Tokyo

Regulatory Compliance

Singapore based RMO compliance


Provide a fair marketplace for electronic trading of FXOptions enabling institutional investors from idea to implementation in a robust, trustworthy, transparent and efficient way by partnering with banks and respecting their liquidity


  • Synoption enables clients to analyse and trade in 75 currency pairs
  • Execution capability up to a maturity of 1 year.
  • Low latency access to Asia based clients


Intuitive User Interface

A rich user interface that users can access either via desktop application or through the web

FIX based API for Liquidity Providers

Banks can connect to SynOption using FIX API. RoE document is available on request.

Straight Thru Processing API

FIX based STP Execution reports that provides real time stream of executed trades that can be electronically incorporated into user risk systems.


Analytics on trades, Counterparties and markets


Data Centres and Networks

SynOption is hosted in Singapore based data centres which adhere with MAS TRM based security guidelines. SynOption adheres to Disaster Recovery guidelines and details are available to clients on request

Data Security

All data in transit and at rest is fully encrypted based on globally accepted and recommended standards. Synoption adheres to Singapore PDP policy requirements set for data Privacy


Liquidity Providers

SynOption partners with some of the largest and most reputed banks to provide liquidity in the FX Options space. Banks provide this liquidity from their Asia based pricing systems

Liquidity Takers

SynOption's target liquidity takers are institutions which access the FX Options markets and are looking for an easier workflow to make that happen. These encompass Hedge Funds, Real Money clients, Private Banks and Local Banks.


A veteran of the FX/ FXOptions market, Anchal’s prior experience spans the buy side as well as sell side. He was a Portfolio Manager at Balyasny Asset management, prior to which, as a Managing Director at JPMorgan, he ran the bank’s FXOptions business in Asia, and ran the Asia business globally.

Anchal Jain

Founder and CEO

Gurpreet is a serial entrepreneur and has been the founder of various startups since the age of 19. Her previous startups span various industries, and brings a wealth of experience in nurturing young firms to maturity. Gurpreet brings a wealth of international entrepreneurial experience in diverse markets.

Gurpreet Chhatwal


Sikander brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in FX markets. Sikander spent 28 years in JPMorgan and was the Global Head of International Markets and Investor Service Sales. Sikander served on various global management committees in JPM and held SMF7 designation with FCA.

Sikander Ilyas

Board Member

Mark brings more than 25 years of experience in FX trading technology. His previous role was as Chief Risk Officer at Nikko Asset Management responsible for risk management applications. Prior to that, Mark was a Managing Director at Dymon Asia, and at various banks like Nomura and Bear Stearns responsible for development of FX trading and risk management applications.

Mark De Vries

Head of Analytics

Nirmaljit is an experienced professional in the trading technology domain, with 18 years of experience in developing and managing complex, distributed, low latency systems. His prior experience includes developing low latency systems for electronic trading with firms like Credit Suisse, Bank of America and Optiver.

Nirmaljit Singh

Head of Trading Tech


SynOption is a fast growing organization looking for talented and motivated individuals who have experience in the fast paced world of electronic trading

If that excites you, please send your CV to:

The following roles are open at SynOption

  • C++ Developers - India
  • C++ Developers - Singapore
  • Network & Security Engineer - India
  • Network and Security Engineer - Singapore
  • UI / Front End Developer (Angular) - India
  • UI / Front End Developer - Singapore
  • Python Developer - India
  • Fix Developer - India
  • IT Auditor - India
  • Crypto Options Engineer
  • Production / Application Support Engineer
  • Account Manager - Singapore
  • Sales Manager / Executive - Singapore
  • Sales Support - India

Contact Us

SynOption Pte. Ltd. Singapore
5 Shenton Way, UIC Building 10-01, Singapore 068808
Synoption India Pvt. Ltd.
1704A, Logix City Centre,Sector 32,NOIDA 201301, Uttar Pradesh, India


The SynOption Platform is established and operated by SynOption Pte. Ltd. as a Recognized Market Operator (“RMO”) by the Monetary Authority of Singapore ( “MAS”), in exercise of the powers conferred to MAS under section 9(1)(b) of the SFA with effect from 31 December 2020.