As well as quashing rumors of dissent, Draghi added that council members were unified in their desire to instigating more stimulus programs if needed.
"Should it become necessary to further address risks of too prolonged a period of low inflation, the Governing Council is unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate," Draghi said.
The Bank of England also opted to hold its benchmark rate at 0.5 percent and maintain the size of its asset-purchasing program at £375 billion ($597 billion) on Thursday, as expected. The minutes of its latest meeting will be published at 09.30 a.m. GMT on November 19.
In the morning, sentiment was knocked by German industrial orders that came in weaker than expected, substantiating fears that the euro zone's biggest economy is struggling.
Credit Agricole tumbles
Shares in Credit Agricole closed around 5.8 percent lower, at the bottom of the French CAC, after disappointing third-quarter earnings. Analysts at Citi described them as a "weaker set of results".
Rival Societe Generale also performed poorly, closing down roughly 2.5 percent, after reporting a weak quarter in its retail banking unit.