Market Lesson from past bear markets: Recovery is fastest in first 3 months post bottom Updated : June 05, 2020 03:27 PM IST A recent Prabhudas Lilladher report said that in 2008 GFC, the index rose by 78.3% from the bottom in the first 3 months. Historical data also shows that the market fully recovered within 12 months post hitting the bottom. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.