There had been increasing speculation that the ECB could embark on an asset purchase program, or quantitative easing, after Draghi hinted at such a policy shift at a central bank symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Aug. 22.
The U.S. dollar rose broadly against major currencies, despite weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data.
The ADP National Employment Report of private-sector employment showed U.S. companies hired 204,000 workers in August, below economists' expectations for an increase of\ 220,000, according to a Reuters poll.
The Labor Department, meanwhile, said initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000 for the week ended Aug. 30, slightly above expectations but remaining at levels consistent with tightening labor market conditions.
Analysts said Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls figure, if strong, could push forward expectations for the first Federal Reserve interest rate hike to the first quarter of 2015.
Economists expect U.S. employers to have added a strong 225,000 jobs in August, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
The euro was last down 1.06 percent against the dollar at $1.3011. The dollar was up 0.22 percent against the Japanese yen at 105.02 yen, and was up 1.02 percent against the Swiss franc at 0.9268 franc.
The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was last up 0.65 percent at 83.405.
Benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury notes were last down 7/32 in price to yield 2.44 percent, from a yield of 2.41 percent late on Wednesday.
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